Definition of instilling:
- infusing (part of speech: verb)
- teaching (part of speech: verb)
Their mother inspired them carefully with the religion she opposed to the pretensions of a nobler blood, while instilling into them that the blood they drew from her was territorial, far above the vulgar.- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
It is sad, but these recluses, praying for the pope, instilling a love for the papacy in the confessional, these honest and conscientious but dangerous men must be shorn of their power to encourage rebels.- "A Short History of Monks and Monasteries", Alfred Wesley Wishart.
- "Bertha Garlan", Arthur Schnitzler.