Initiation vs Indoctrination - What's the difference?

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Initiation is a synonym of indoctrination.


As nouns the difference between initiation and indoctrination

is that initiation is the act of initiating, or the process of being initiated or introduced; as, initiation into a society, into business, literature, etc while indoctrination is the act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated.

initiation

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of initiating, or the process of being initiated or introduced; as, initiation into a society, into business, literature, etc.
  • The form or ceremony by which a person is introduced into any society; mode of entrance into an organized body; especially, the rite of admission into a secret society or order.
  • Synonyms

    * (act of initiating) beginning, start

    Antonyms

    * (act of initiating) conclusion, end

    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.