[in-klahy-nuh-buh l]


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

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(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

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

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