instillment
noun see instill

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Instillment — In*still ment, n. The act of instilling; also, that which is instilled. [Written also {instilment}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • instillment — See instillation. * * * …   Universalium

  • instillment — Synonyms and related words: absorption and regurgitation, brainwashing, catechization, conditioning, decoction, dictation, imbuement, implantation, impregnation, impression, inculcation, indoctrination, infiltration, infixation, infixion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • instillment — n. gradual introduction, act of slowly infusing; act of inserting slowly in small amounts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • instillment — in·still·ment …   English syllables

  • instillment — noun the introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop • Syn: ↑instillation, ↑instilment • Derivationally related forms: ↑instil (for: ↑instilment), ↑instill, ↑instill …   Useful english dictionary

  • instilment — Instillment In*still ment, n. The act of instilling; also, that which is instilled. [Written also {instilment}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • instillation — noun 1. the introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑instillment, ↑instilment • Derivationally related forms: ↑instil (for: ↑instilment), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • instilment — noun the introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop • Syn: ↑instillation, ↑instillment • Derivationally related forms: ↑instil, ↑instill (for: ↑instillment), ↑instill …   Useful english dictionary

  • instill — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin instillare, from in + stillare to drip, from stilla drop Date: 15th century 1. to cause to enter drop by drop < instill medication into the infected eye > 2. to impart gradually < instilling a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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