inclinable

[ in-klahy-nuh-buh l ]
/ ɪnˈklaɪ nə bəl /
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adjective

having a mental tendency in a certain direction.
capable of being inclined.

Nearby words

  1. incivility,
  2. incl.,
  3. inclasp,
  4. inclemency,
  5. inclement,
  6. inclination,
  7. inclinatory,
  8. incline,
  9. inclined,
  10. inclined plane

Origin of inclinable

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at incline, -able

Related formsnon·in·clin·a·ble, adjectiveo·ver·in·clin·a·ble, adjectiveun·in·clin·a·ble, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for inclinable

inclinable

/ (ɪnˈklaɪnəbəl) /

adjective

(postpositive usually foll by to) having an inclination or tendency (to); disposed (to)
capable of being inclined
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Word Origin and History for inclinable

inclinable

adj.

"amenable, disposed," mid-15c., from Old French enclinable and directly from Latin inclinabilis, from inclinare (see incline).

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