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adjective as in convinced

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She’s Catholic—always has been—and her father is a very indoctrinated Scientologist, and has been for quite a long time.

The Revolutionary Guard works in collaboration with the Islamic Republic’s soft-power organizations to indoctrinate them with the clerical regime’s extremist Shia Islamist ideology.

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The thing that was toughest for me to take was to see him indoctrinating his kids.

The airlines have indoctrinated us to accept a “steerage complex.”

Significantly, we learn that Dontae never played football as a kid, and thus was never indoctrinated into its codes of valor.

“My dad is really into football, so he indoctrinated me as a kid,” Ohanian says.

But there has always been and there will always be a segment of society that chooses or is indoctrinated to ignore these rules.

You have not been indoctrinated into unwanted-yet-inescapable tribal allegiances by your soccer-crazed countrymen.

Whether it was by this sect that the Templars were indoctrinated must remain an open question.

The newcomers, in their first months in the older settlements, were speedily indoctrinated with anti-slavery sentiment.

The Saturnian spirits who visited Swedenborg were manifestly indoctrinated with these ideas.

George has been properly 'indoctrinated,' and, we must hope, will do credit to my instructions.

I was indoctrinated with the idea that there is a moral governance in the world, that God rules over the affairs of men.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to indoctrinated, such as: brainwashed, persuaded, and programmed.

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