Definition of Instilling

1. Noun. Teaching or impressing upon the mind by frequent instruction or repetition.

Exact synonyms: Inculcation, Ingraining
Generic synonyms: Indoctrination
Derivative terms: Inculcate, Instill, Instill



Definition of Instilling

1. Verb. (present participle of instill) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Instilling

1. instill [v] - See also: instill

Lexicographical Neighbors of Instilling

instigation
instigations
instigative
instigator
instigators
instigatour
instigatrix
instil
instill
instillation
instillations
instillator
instilled
instiller
instillers
instilling (current term)
instillment
instillments
instills
instilment
instils
instimulate
instimulated
instimulates
instimulating
instimulation
instimulations
instinct
instinct(p)
instinction

Literary usage of Instilling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"instilling Skills for Resisting Social Influences to Smoke Prevention research grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National ..."

2. The Art of Speaking: Containing, an Essay, in which are Given Rules for by James Burgh (1804)
"Thy curling tresses, and thy silver lyre, Thy graceful form instilling soft desire, Warning. ... instilling ..."

3. Schools Without Drugs: What Works (1993)
"... Parents instilling Responsibility Recommendation #1: Teach standards of right and wrong and demonstrate these standards through personal example. ..."

4. Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912 by S.J. Clarke Publishing Company (1912)
"... instilling into the youthful minds such practical knowledge and high principles of conduct as would inevitably lead them onward and upward to success. ..."

5. Life in Victoria: Or, Victoria in 1853, and Victoria in 1858, Showing the by William Kelly (1859)
"... Contemporary—Their common Creed—Different Manner of instilling their Doctrines—Argus Persecution of Governor Latrobe—His Antecedents—His Qualification— ..."

6. The Rebellion of 1815, Generally Known as Slachters Nek: A Complete by H. C. V. Leibbrandt (1902)
"... seem well calculated to be of ultimate advantage to the Colony, by instilling into the minds of their adherents some idea of the advantages of sobriety, ..."

7. The New Universal Biographical Dictionary, and American Remembrancer of by James Hardie, A. Citizen (1801)
"He insisted on being the last prisoner executed that day, in order to have an opportunity of instilling principles in the mind of each, by a short harangue, ..."

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