Definition and Meanings for inclination

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Inclination is ranked 8,423 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of inclination

noun

Etymology of inclination

l. inclinatio: cf. f. inclination

Meaning of inclination


as noun

  • the act of inclining, or state of being inclined; a leaning; as, an inclination of the head.
  • a direction or tendency from the true vertical or horizontal direction; as, the inclination of a column, or of a road bed.
  • a tendency towards another body or point.
  • the angle made by two lines or planes; as, the inclination of the plane of the earth's equator to the plane of the ecliptic is about 23inclination of two rays of light.
  • a leaning or tendency of the mind, feelings, preferences, or will; propensity; a disposition more favorable to one thing than to another; favor; desire; love.
  • a person or thing loved or admired.
  • decantation, or tipping for pouring.
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