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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. teaching or impressing upon the mind by frequent instruction or repetition;
[syn: inculcation, ingraining, instilling]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Instill \In*still"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Instilled; p. pr. & vb. n. Instilling.] [L. instillare, instillatum; pref. in- in + stillare to drop, fr. stilla a drop: cf. F. instiller. See Distill.] [Written also instil.] 1. To drop in; to pour in drop by drop. [1913 Webster] That starlight dews All silently their tears of love instill. --Byron. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: To infuse (knowledge or attitudes) into the mind of another, slowly or gradually; to impart gradually; to cause to be imbibed. [PJC] How hast thou instilled Thy malice into thousands. --Milton. Syn: To infuse; impart; inspire; implant; inculcate; insinuate. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

instilling n 1: teaching or impressing upon the mind by frequent instruction or repetition [syn: inculcation, ingraining, instilling]




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