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leaning

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of leaning

  1. running in a slanting direction the leaning tower of Pisa is a popular tourist attraction in Italy Synonyms of leaning cant, canted, graded, inclined, diagonal, listing, oblique, pitched, raked, slant, slanted, slantwise, sloped, sloping, tilted, tiltingNear Antonyms of leaning horizontal, level; plumb, up-and-down, vertical; parallel, perpendicular


leaning

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of leaning

  1. 1 a prevailing or general movement or inclination the news media are often accused of having liberal leanings Synonyms of leaning current, direction, drift, trend, run, tendency, tide, windWords Related to leaning curve, downside, shift, swing, turn, turnabout, upside; custom, habit, propensity, tenor, way; countercurrent, countertrend; undercurrent, undertow

  2. 2 a habitual attraction to some activity or thing despite what his athletic leanings might suggest, he was actually a very lazy kid Synonyms of leaning affection, affinity, aptitude, bent, bias, bone, devices, disposition, genius, habitude, impulse, inclination, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turnWords Related to leaning 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, singularityNear Antonyms of leaning allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, disinclination, dislike, disliking, disrelish, distaste; detachment, impartiality, neutrality, objectivity; apathy, disinterestedness, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern



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