indoctrination
noun see indoctrinate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Indoctrination — is the process of ideas, attitudes, cognitive strategies or a professional methodology. It is often distinguished from education by the fact that the indoctrinated person is expected not to question or critically examine the doctrine they have… …   Wikipedia

  • Indoctrination — In*doc tri*na tion, n. The act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated; instruction in the rudiments and principles of any science or system of belief; information. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indoctrination — index discipline (training), education, guidance, instruction (teaching), propaganda Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • indoctrination — (n.) 1640s, noun of action from INDOCTRINATE (Cf. indoctrinate) …   Etymology dictionary

  • indoctrination — n. indoctrination against; in; with * * * in with indoctrination against …   Combinatory dictionary

  • indoctrination — indoctrinate ► VERB ▪ cause to accept a set of beliefs uncritically through repeated instruction. DERIVATIVES indoctrination noun indoctrinator noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «teach or instruct»: from French endoctriner, from doctrine… …   English terms dictionary

  • indoctrination — See indoctrinate. * * * …   Universalium

  • indoctrination — noun a) The act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated b) Instruction in the rudiments and principles of any science or belief system; information …   Wiktionary

  • indoctrination — Synonyms and related words: absorption and regurgitation, agitprop, alienation, brainwashing, catechization, conditioning, corruption, counterindoctrination, dictation, imbuement, implantation, impregnation, impression, inculcation, infixation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • indoctrination — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. propagandism, instruction, brainwashing; see education 1 , persuasion 1 , training …   English dictionary for students

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