Examples of inclined in a Sentence
people who are inclined toward volunteering
a special school for children who are inclined toward the arts
Recent Examples of inclined from the Web
In his early movies, Lewis played loose-limbed, buck-toothed, overgrown adolescents, trouble-prone and inclined to wail when beset by enemies.
Children who grow up with computers or even regular video game access may be more inclined to explore the underlying technology of these devices.
So Prince Harry may be less inclined to copy his older brother and decide to propose at a different location.
Where Jay-Z is inclined to be passive, the music insinuates.
The ones who aren’t pleased with their station in life—or their appearance—are less inclined to show up.
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens wasn’t so inclined to avoid political gamesmanship.
Grossman said e-cigarettes also are very attractive to teens, who seem to be less inclined to use cigarettes.
In 1600, Galileo hailed the inclined plane as one of the six simple machines in his work Le Meccaniche.
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First Known Use of inclined
Synonymsamenable, disposed, fain, game, glad, willing, minded, ready
Antonymsdisinclined, unamenable, unwilling
Related Wordspredisposed, prone; accommodating, agreeable, compliant, cooperative, obedient, obliging, submissive; favorable, receptive; prepared, prompt, quick, responsive, swift; desirous, eager, enthused, enthusiastic, excited
Near Antonymsaverse, loath (also loth or loathe), reluctant, reticent
INCLINED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inclined for English Language Learners
: wanting to do something or likely to do something
: having an interest in or a talent for something
: having a slope
INCLINED Defined for Kids
Definition of inclined for Students
- He was not inclined to answer.
- The door is inclined to stick.
- an inclined surface
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