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inclined
used in Brave New World

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Definition
a tendency, mood, desire, or attitude that favors something; or making someone favor something
  • It is their duty to be infantile, even against their inclination.
    p. 98.3
inclination = tendency (attitude favoring)

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • And if I'd had the time or the inclination, there were at least a dozen more who were only too anxious ...
    p. 156.9
inclination = desire (an attitude of mind favoring)

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
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