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inclined

adjective

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1 having a desire or inclination (as for a specified course of action)
  • we couldn't have convinced her if she weren't already so inclined

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2 having a liking or affection
  • a nightclub strictly for those inclined towards loud music

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3 having a tendency to be or act in a certain way
  • a kindly couple who are inclined to be helpful to strangers

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4 running in a slanting direction
  • the highway ramps and other inclined roadways were treacherous during the ice storm

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inclined

verb
past tense of incline

Synonyms & Antonyms of inclined (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to set or cause to be at an angle
  • carefully inclined the ladder against the house

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2 to show a liking or proneness (for something)
  • a good restaurant for diners who incline to spicy food

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The first known use of inclined was in the 15th century

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“Inclined.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inclined. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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