Synonyms for upbringing

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But I am surprised, Ernest, after your upbringing that you should have deceived Roger as you did.

To a man of his nature and upbringing the choice was not wide.

Timely suggestions with respect to the comfort and upbringing of the fowls.

This was viewed in the same way as any other accident of birth or upbringing.

Naturally I decided to lavish all my care upon his upbringing.

She had been drilled—in her tradition, in her upbringing—to keep her mouth shut.

And since when have you assumed the responsibility for his upbringing?

Kociuszko's upbringing was of the simplest and most salutary description.

Her Indian upbringing had taught her to disregard bodily comfort.

The little lads, in their gentleness and fineness, show that phase of their upbringing.

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, "act of rearing a young person," from up + bringing (see bring). Mainly in Scottish till c.1870, when it became general.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UPBRINGING

background

nounexperience or circumstances
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