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instil

[in-stil]
verb (used with object), instilled, instilling.
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instill

[in-stil]
verb (used with object)
1.
to infuse slowly or gradually into the mind or feelings; insinuate; inject: to instill courtesy in a child.
2.
to put in drop by drop.

Origin:
1525–35; < Latin instillāre, equivalent to in- in-2 + stillāre to drip; see distill

instiller, noun
instillment, noun
preinstill, verb (used with object)

install, instill.


1. inculcate, introduce.
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instil or instill (ɪnˈstɪl)
 
vb , -stils, -stills, -stilling, -stilled
1.  to introduce gradually; implant or infuse
2.  rare to pour in or inject in drops
 
[C16: from Latin instillāre to pour in a drop at a time, from stillāre to drip]
 
instill or instill
 
vb
 
[C16: from Latin instillāre to pour in a drop at a time, from stillāre to drip]
 
in'stiller or instill
 
n
 
in'stilment or instill
 
n
 
in'stillment or instill
 
n
 
instil'lation or instill
 
n

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instill
1533, "to introduce (feelings, etc.) little by little," from L. instillare "put in by drops," from instillare "to drop, trickle," in- "in" + stilla "a drop." (see distill).
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instill in·still (ĭn-stĭl')
v. in·stilled, in·still·ing, in·stills
To pour in drop by drop.


in'stil·la'tion (ĭn'stə-lā'shən) n.
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