Word of the Day: Inculcate

in-cul-cate / inˈkəlˌkāt

 

verb

 

  1. to implant and teach through repeated admonition, usually followed by upon or in

My mother inculcated wisdom in us, and I want to preserve her wisdom in writing.

Govinda, 1963-

 

  1. to influence someone to accept an idea, view, etc.

I believe that it is of the utmost importance that we all should feel and inculcate among the people and circulate amongst them what I call a sense of compatriotism.

A.D. Patel, 1905-1969