Inculcation



[in-kuhl-key-shuh n] /ˌɪn kʌlˈkeɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of , or teaching or influencing persistently and repeatedly so as to implant or instill an idea, theory, attitude, etc.
n.

1550s, from Late Latin inculcationem (nominative inculcatio), noun of action from past participle stem of inculcare (see inculcate).

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