inclined

[ in-klahynd ]
/ ɪnˈklaɪnd /

adjective

deviating in direction from the horizontal or vertical; sloping.
disposed; of a mind (usually followed by to): He was inclined to stay.
having a physical tendency; leaning.
tending in a direction that makes an angle with anything else.

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Origin of inclined

First recorded in 1350–1400, inclined is from the Middle English word enclyned.See incline, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM inclined

half-in·clined, adjectivequa·si-in·clined, adjectiveun·in·clined, adjectivewell-in·clined, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for inclined

inclined
/ (ɪnˈklaɪnd) /

adjective

(postpositive often foll by to) having a disposition; tending
sloping or slanting
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