(redirected from inculcator)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.

inculcate someone with something

to touch or impress someone with some specific knowledge. The teacher sought to inculcate the students with the knowledge they needed. Her parents inculcated her with good manners.
See also: inculcate

inculcate something in (to) someone

to instill specific knowledge into someone; to teach something to someone so that it will be remembered. They inculcated good manners into their children all their lives. We tried to inculcate good morals into our students.
See also: inculcate
References in periodicals archive ?
In combination, these characteristics make religious groups especially independent and effective inculcators of cultural values.
Likewise, liberalism theory is not in fatal tension with efforts to inspire responsible exercise of freedom of expression: for example, "government and other norm inculcators may have a liberalism-based interest in encouraging speakers to observe the habits of civility" in order to secure the conditions for the marketplace of ideas to work as intended, and have ample means of doing so.
Mothers were seen as particularly well-suited to be inculcators of moral values and patriotic values.
fashioned by domestic ideology to be its inculcators, were called upon by younger women to point them toward a properly feminine self-identity" (57).
The explanation is that Robinson has connected with people who believe they've been lied to by the government and the media, that the nation is sliding toward debt and decline, that schools have become inculcators of political correctness, that the culture has been debased, and that the elites who control all these institutions have a condescending attitude toward anyone who won't go along.
Part of the reason why many American founders, including those without any special attachment to the Christian faith, looked favorably on religious establishments is because they saw the churches as inculcators of virtue and thus as underwriters of ordered liberty--a seminal concept in the development of civilization.
value inculcators, school libraries should be places where "a