Inculcate in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Inculcate

(transitive) To teach by repeated instruction. | (transitive) To induce understanding or a particular sentiment in a person or persons.

Short Example Sentences for Inculcate

  • 1. And as he practised poverty he had a right to inculcate it. 🔊
  • 2. I neither inculcate nor do I condemn. 🔊
  • 3. As frequently I used to inculcate things into his mind. 🔊

How to use Inculcate in Sentences?

  • 1. What good has been secured by him among us who has tried to inculcate other ideas? 🔊
  • 2. What motives, then, have our priests to inculcate constantly the necessity of prayer? 🔊
  • 3. I inculcate as frequently as I can your forming yourselves upon great principles and great models. 🔊
  • 4. The Tantras inculcate the use of flesh, wine, magic and debauchery, the Jangam creed abhors these. 🔊
  • 5. It is true that these unselfish women inculcate a system of selfishness in their families which often works their ruin. 🔊
  • 6. Arrangement and discipline with him take the place of everything else, and they inculcate in him the spirit of dependence and of servility. 🔊
  • 7. They must not inculcate suspicion and fear, but they must not present our security in a false light. 🔊
  • 8. There is no evidence that the intercollegiate athletics of to-day inculcate in many men this kind of college spirit. 🔊
  • 9. The quacks, if they successfully inculcate this lesson and bring in a corresponding reform, will have been useful public servants. 🔊
  • 10. The object of all our teaching has been to inculcate respect for the individual, respect for human life, honor and purity. 🔊
  • 11. No apostle sent them to examine their notions of the Godhead, or left them to inculcate the doctrines of the gospel by their reason. 🔊
  • 12. Self-preservation forces him to break the spirit that revolts against him, and to inculcate submission, even to obscene assault, as a duty. 🔊
  • 13. We inculcate an immoderate desire of pleasing; we dictate when nature does enough without us, and add to her lessons every refinement of art. 🔊
  • 14. No place or places in this country can be better calculated to inculcate vice of every kind than a Southern work house or house of correction. 🔊
  • 15. As is well known, Socrates composed no philosophical books, but sought to inculcate wisdom in his teaching and conversation. 🔊
  • 16. He is consciously or unconsciously obsessed by the power of Rome, and makes little attempt to inculcate the higher moral outlook of his people. 🔊
  • 17. How dares Mrs. Stowe inculcate disobedience and open resistance to her country's laws? 🔊
  • 18. I should as soon undertake to bring the crazy skulls of Bedlam to sound understanding as to inculcate reason into that of an Athanasian. 🔊
  • 19. Neither shall I endeavor to inculcate principles of infidelity, for there is still an occasional prejudice in favor of Christianity. 🔊
  • 20. These writings inculcate the worship of the elements and planets, and differ from the more recent and legendary poems which teach the worship of deified heroes and sages. 🔊
  • 21. If we may judge from the practical effect of doctrines, then the authors of the objection in question do not take the best method to inculcate the lesson of humility. 🔊
  • 22. First Mr. Wright shows the cramping influence of mother love, the maternal efforts to inculcate conventional and religious ideals into the child. 🔊
  • 23. Very early in the lives of our children we begin to inculcate the love of battle and sieges and invasions, for we put the miniature weapons of warfare into their little hands. 🔊
  • 24. But the doctrine she means to inculcate is, that those who possess talents are bound to employ them; and that study is always good as a preservative from vice and from affliction. 🔊
  • 25. By all means let the mothers continue to inculcate virtue, but they should also teach sexual cleanliness directly and indirectly, themselves setting the example. 🔊
  • 26. A mother cannot gain the love of a child or even respect by the abuse of force, neither can a government or organization inculcate patriotism by petty persecution and abuse. 🔊
  • 27. The moral teachers of both ancient and modern times have chosen the vehicle of fiction to inculcate truth; and even inspiration has not scorned to employ it in the service of religion. 🔊
  • 28. Everything possible was done during these decades to inculcate hatred and contempt for whatsoever was Slav, hoping thus to denationalize the citizens. 🔊
  • 29. The object here is not to inculcate the lawfulness of war but the necessity of sound wisdom in relation to the actions of men; and the subject of war appears to be introduced merely to illustrate this idea. 🔊
  • 30. Many, both married and unmarried, overstep the mark, and inculcate a servility beyond what is desired or relished by any man, except the very vulgarest. 🔊
  • 31. Neither of these ends can I now accomplish, unless the lessons which my example may inculcate shall inspire you with fortitude and arm you with caution. 🔊
  • 32. No book or person, however, can inculcate etiquette without showing that the roots of all true courtesy lie deep in the spirit of unselfish consideration for others. 🔊