indoctrination


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in·doc·tri·nate

 (ĭn-dŏk′trə-nāt′)
tr.v. in·doc·tri·nat·ed, in·doc·tri·nat·ing, in·doc·tri·nates
1. To instruct in a body of doctrine or principles.
2. To imbue with a partisan or ideological point of view: children who had been indoctrinated against their parents' values.

in·doc′tri·na′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indoctrination - teaching someone to accept doctrines uncritically
teaching, pedagogy, instruction - the profession of a teacher; "he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
brainwashing - forcible indoctrination into a new set of attitudes and beliefs
inculcation, ingraining, instilling - teaching or impressing upon the mind by frequent instruction or repetition

indoctrination

noun brainwashing, schooling, training, instruction, drilling, inculcation political indoctrination classes
Translations
تلقين مَذْهَب، غَرْس عَقيدَه
vštěpování ideí
indoktrinering
belenevelés-sulykolás
innræting
vštepovanie myšlienok
aşılamatelkin etme

indoctrination

[ɪnˌdɒktrɪˈneɪʃən] Nadoctrinamiento m

indoctrination

[ɪnˌdɒktrɪˈneɪʃən] nendoctrinement m

indoctrination

indoctrination

[ɪnˌdɒktrɪˈneɪʃn] nindottrinamento

indoctrinate

(inˈdoktrineit) verb
to fill with a certain teaching or set of opinions, beliefs etc. The dictator tried to indoctrinate schoolchildren with the ideals of his party.
inˌdoctriˈnation noun
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I entered as a youngster rebelling against my disciplinary mother, the loving weakness of my father, and the religious indoctrination of my school.
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In the old days, she points out, mandatory "citizenship" courses were full of indoctrination about the ideals of the Republic.
It also speaks to larger trends in post-Tridentine Catholicism, in which conversion through force gave way (at least until later in the seventeenth century) to conversion through indoctrination and teaching.
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