noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others.
- mental attitude
Words that Rhyme with Inclination
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
noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis).
- angle of inclination
noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees.
noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] the act of inclining; bending forward.
noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical.
- spatial relation
noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] that toward which you are inclined to feel a liking.
noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon.
- angle of dip
- magnetic dip
noun. ['ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃən'] a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect.