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[in-dok-truh-ney-shuh n] /ɪnˌdɒk trəˈneɪ ʃən/
the act of indoctrinating, or teaching or inculcating a doctrine, principle, or ideology, especially one with a specific point of view:
religious indoctrination.
Origin of indoctrination
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reindoctrination, noun Unabridged
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  • It is not education, of course, but as political indoctrination it will be highly effective.
  • Blame it on my early indoctrination in the imperial system.
  • The results of this indoctrination campaign are already evident.
  • No indoctrination will be necessary, and he is likely to find few surprises.
  • The political indoctrination and lack of science inherent in the presentations made me sick to my stomach.
  • Overcome academe's indoctrination process, which tells you that leaving academe means failure.
  • But only if their indoctrination is not too entrenched, to close their minds permanently.
  • If a topic in education isn't absolute, then it is indoctrination.
  • The leftist indoctrination process of higher education failed to work on me.
  • Fifty-plus years of government propaganda and indoctrination have further embedded these beliefs in the populace.
Word Origin and History for indoctrination

1640s, noun of action from indoctrinate.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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