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inclination

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of inclination

  1. 1 a habitual attraction to some activity or thing her natural inclination to help people in need Synonyms of inclination affection, affinity, aptitude, bent, bias, bone, devices, disposition, genius, habitude, impulse, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turn Words Related to inclination favor, one-sidedness, partisanship, prejudice; endowment, faculty, flair, genius, gift, knack, talent; addiction, appetite, fancy, fondness, like, liking, preference, taste; forte, speciality, specialty; convention, custom, habit, pattern, practice (also practise), routine, trick, way, wont; eccentricity, idiosyncrasy, kink, oddity, peculiarity, quirk, singularity Near Antonyms of inclination allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, disinclination, dislike, disliking, disrelish, distaste; detachment, impartiality, neutrality, objectivity; apathy, disinterestedness, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern

  2. 2 the act of positioning or an instance of being positioned at an angle the photographer adjusted the inclination of the sitter's head Synonyms of inclination angling, bend, cock, tilt, list, tipWords Related to inclination turn, twist, veer; bow, dip, nod

  3. 3 the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon the inclination of the hill is gentle, so walking up it isn't too bad Synonyms of inclination cant, diagonal, grade, gradient, slant, incline, lean, pitch, rake, slope, tilt, upgradeWords Related to inclination ascent, bank, climb, riseNear Antonyms of inclination declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, dip, downgrade, fall, hang, hanging, receding



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