Indoctrination vs Inculcate - What's the difference?

indoctrination | inculcate |


As a noun indoctrination

is the act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated.

As a verb inculcate is

to teach by repeated instruction.

indoctrination

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated
  • Instruction in the rudiments and principles of any science or belief system; information.
  • inculcate

    English

    Verb

    (inculcat)
  • To teach by repeated instruction.
  • To induce understanding or a particular sentiment in a person or persons.
  • Quotations

    {{timeline, 1900s=}} * 1932': Wordless conditioning ... cannot '''inculcate the more complex courses of behaviour. — ''Brave New World , Aldous Huxley * 1943': The right defense against false sentiments is to '''inculcate just sentiments. — ''The Abolition of Man , C. S. Lewis