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Definition of "inclined" []

  • Sloping, slanting, or leaning. (adjective)
  • Having a preference, disposition, or tendency: lobbied the positively inclined senators to push for the bill's passage. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inclined" in a sentence
  • "The term inclined armor denotes deflective armor that is inclined to the vertical."
  • "In the next news cycle or during the next big story, will mainstream media remain inclined to wait for confirmation from the AP or The New York Times?"
  • "I have worked hard for over 35 years to achieve my "richness" (50k+) and while I don't mind at all my tax dollars helping the less fortunate ... helping the less inclined is just about more than my stomach can stand any longer."