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.

Nearby words

  1. inclement,
  2. inclinable,
  3. inclination,
  4. inclinatory,
  5. incline,
  6. inclined plane,
  7. inclined railway,
  8. inclined to,
  9. inclining,
  10. inclinometer

Origin of inclined

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

Related formshalf-in·clined, adjectivequa·si-in·clined, adjectiveun·in·clined, adjectivewell-in·clined, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for uninclined

inclined

/ (ɪnˈklaɪnd) /

adjective

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