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1. inclination

noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others.

Synonyms

  • devices
  • understanding
  • literalism
  • set
  • denominationalism
  • leaning
  • predisposition
  • direction
  • movement
  • disposition
  • perseveration
  • drift
  • mental attitude
  • favor
  • propensity
  • sympathy
  • nonpartisanship
  • trend
  • proclivity
  • favoritism
  • bent
  • disfavor
  • disfavour
  • impartiality
  • attitude
  • partisanship
  • tendency
  • disapproval
  • Call
  • dislike
  • favour
  • partiality

Antonyms

  • partiality
  • moving
  • unsettled
  • unready

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Words that Rhyme with Inclination

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce inclination?

Pronounce inclination as ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən.

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Example sentences of the word inclination


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can warm up on the treadmill by setting it for 1 to 1.5 mph, with no inclination.

Quotes containing the word inclination


1. Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
- Eustace Budgell

2. My own inclination is to skew towards humor. They say that some people view life as a comedy, others as a tragedy. Me? Comedy all the way.
- Lauren Willig

3. I have been used to consider poetry as "the food of love"said Darcy."Of a fine, stout, healthy love it may. Everything nourishes what isstrong already. But if it be only a slight, thin sort of inclination, Iam convinced that one good sonnet will starve it entirely away.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

2. inclination

noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis).

Synonyms

  • angle of inclination

Antonyms

  • horizontal
  • vertical

3. inclination

noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees.

Synonyms

  • angle

Antonyms

  • desensitizing
  • unsusceptibility

4. inclination

noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] the act of inclining; bending forward.

Synonyms

  • stoop
  • movement
  • motion
  • motility
  • bob
  • move
  • inclining

Antonyms

  • unperceptive
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize

5. inclination

noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical.

Synonyms

  • spatial relation
  • tilt
  • list
  • position
  • lean

Antonyms

  • winterize
  • summerize
  • ascend
  • rise

6. inclination

noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] that toward which you are inclined to feel a liking.

Synonyms

  • liking
  • tendency
  • undertow
  • stomach
  • propensity

Antonyms

  • dislike
  • disarranged
  • soft
  • up

7. inclination

noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon.

Synonyms

  • angle
  • angle of dip
  • dip
  • magnetic dip

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • outgoing
  • incoming
  • windward

8. inclination

noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect.

Synonyms

  • stainability
  • negativity
  • heterosis
  • tendency
  • electronegativity
  • disposition
  • buoyancy
  • desire

Antonyms

  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize
  • blur
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