A Word A Day : inclination
Friday, 13th June 2008 : Today's Word is ...
1. a disposition or bent, esp. of the mind or will; a liking or preference: Much against his inclination, he was forced to resign.
2. something to which one is inclined: In sports his inclination is tennis.
3. the act of inclining; state of being inclined
4. a tendency toward a certain condition, action, etc.: the door's inclination to stick
Related Forms :
inclinational : adjective
The inclination of the child's head suggested sleep.
the alkaline inclination of the local waters
the steep inclination of a roof
I shall indulge the inclination so natural in old men, to be talking of themselves
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