My upbringing and sense of self has inoculated me from some of those.
In fact, we have been inoculated from the experience of contagion.
That strength along with a $4.5 million war chest seem to have inoculated Graham from a serious challenge for now.
Forty million Americans were inoculated, unnecessarily as it turned out.
Troops traveling north from the Carolinas were soon stopping in Virginia to be inoculated before continuing on.
Out of this number 429 were inoculated; which, if the population be reckoned at 1000 exactly, left 571 uninoculated.
He it was who inoculated Radville with the habit of buying manufactured candies.
The princess being assured of the usefulness of this operation, caused her own children to be inoculated.
It was born of the world's sickness, with which the men from the cities had been inoculated.
German militarism seems to be bred in the bone of the Prussians, and has been inoculated into the German people.
mid-15c., "implant a bud into a plant," from Latin inoculatus, past participle of inoculare "graft in, implant," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + oculus "bud," originally "eye" (see eye (n.)). Meaning "implant germs of a disease to produce immunity" first recorded (in inoculation) 1714, originally in reference to smallpox. After 1799, often used in sense of "to vaccine inoculate." Related: Inoculated; inoculating.
inoculate in·oc·u·late (ĭ-nŏk'yə-lāt')
v. in·oc·u·lat·ed, in·oc·u·lat·ing, in·oc·u·lates
To introduce a serum, a vaccine, or an antigenic substance into the body of a person or an animal, especially as a means to produce or boost immunity to a specific disease.
To implant microorganisms or infectious material into or on a culture medium.
To communicate a disease to a living organism by transferring its causative agent into the organism.