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1  —as in:
I'm inclined to
Definition a tendency; in the mood; or an attitude that favors something
  • I'm inclined to believe him.
inclined = have a tendency; or an attitude or mood that favors something
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • I was inclined to laugh, but overcame the urge.
  • inclined = with a tendency or mood that favored something
  • he had an inclination to give up too easily
  • inclined to believe conspiracy theories
  • Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
    John Adams
  • Follow your inclinations with due regard to the policeman round the corner.
    W. Somerset Maugham
  • Wherever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience.
    Thomas Haliburton
  • her inclination is for classical music
  • We've all heard that we have to learn from our mistakes, but I think it's more important to learn from successes. If you learn only from your mistakes, you are inclined to learn only errors.
    Norman Vincent Peale
  • That which is common to the greatest number has the least care bestowed upon it. ...everybody is more inclined to neglect the duty which he expects another to fulfill.

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2  —as in:
on an incline or incline his head
Definition to be at an angle or to bend
  • I climbed down the incline.
incline = something that is at an angle (in this case, probably sloping land)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • She inclined her head to indicate her agreement.
  • inclined = nodded (briefly bent or angled)
  • an inclined plane
  • Marlee looked at me and inclined her head toward one of the couches, and we sat there together.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Selection
  • inclined = angled
  • (inclining his head, and whispering seriously)
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • inclining = bending (or tilting)
  • The car moved forward a few more feet, snow flying in the air, and then it stopped moving, defeated by the physics of ice and incline.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • As I walked up the steep incline, I noticed an old familiar face.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • incline = hill (angle)
  • ...inclined his head as if he did not wholly dispute even that.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • inclined = bent
  • The men, obedient as machines, rushed down the rocky incline towards the beach,
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • incline = slope (angle)
  • The loose horses walked uncertainly down the shallow rock incline of the basin and blew at the water and drank.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  All the Pretty Horses
incline = slope

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