The teaching of something by using frequent repetition
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  • Inculcation — In cul*ca tion, n. [L. inculcatio: cf. F. inculcation.] A teaching and impressing by frequent repetitions. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inculcation — (v. lat.), in der Katholischen Kirche Ertheilung mehrerer geistlicher Weihen an Einem Tage …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Inculcation — Inculcation, lat. deutsch, Einprägung; die Ertheilung mehrer Weihen an Einem Tage …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • inculcation — index discipline (training), education, guidance, infusion, instruction (teaching), propaganda …   Law dictionary

  • inculcation — (n.) 1550s, from L.L. inculcationem (nom. inculcatio), noun of action from pp. stem of inculcare (see INCULCATE (Cf. inculcate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inculcation — inculquer [ ɛ̃kylke ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1512; lat. inculcare, de calcare « fouler », de calx, calcis « talon » ♦ Faire entrer (qqch.) dans l esprit d une façon durable, profonde. ⇒ apprendre, enseigner; graver, imprimer (dans l esprit) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • inculcation — (in kul ka sion) s. f. Action d inculquer ; résultat de cette action. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Je me desplais de l inculcation, voire aux choses utiles, comme en Seneque ; et l usage de son eschole stoïque me desplaist, de redire sur chaque… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • inculcation — inculcate ► VERB ▪ instil (an idea or habit) by persistent instruction. DERIVATIVES inculcation noun. ORIGIN Latin inculcare press in …   English terms dictionary

  • inculcation — noun see inculcate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inculcation — See inculcate. * * * …   Universalium

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