Since 1980, American child-rearing has sought to inculcate self-esteem in the young.
Larson does not explain that the Vice-Chancellor was spared in order to inculcate uncertainty.
Where, laddie—where are a' the precepts I endeavoured to inculcate into you now?
But in that I have never omitted to inculcate a strict adherence to the principles of it.
Although a body professing to inculcate pure spiritual truths, the church teaches the grossest form of materialism.
To stern moralists it is an occasion for the hard lessons they love to inculcate.
The poet was to labor for the advancement of what he felt to be unholy—he was to inculcate what would lower the perfection of man.
That's the way to inculcate a filthy pharisaic conceit into a child.
He begins to explain to them the mysteries of wisdom, and to inculcate them with those precepts with which he was imbued.
He had never endeavored to inculcate knowledge of a positive sort in his pupils.
to cause to accept a belief or idea through repetition
Latin in- + calcare 'to trample'
1540s, from Latin inculcatus, past participle of inculcare "force upon, stamp in, tread down," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + calcare "to tread, press in," from calx (1) "heel." Related: Inculcated; inculcating.