Associations to the word «Upbringing»


UPBRINGING, noun. The traits acquired during one's childhood training
UPBRINGING, noun. The raising or training of a child.

Dictionary definition

UPBRINGING, noun. Properties acquired during a person's formative years.
UPBRINGING, noun. Helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy