inclined

[ɪnklˈa͡ɪnd], [ɪnklˈa‍ɪnd], [ɪ_n_k_l_ˈaɪ_n_d]

Antonyms for inclined:

backward, crosswise, perpendicular, contemptuous, vertical, scornful, parallel, upended, antipathetic, unwilling, indisposed, flat, hostile, disaffected, horizontal, naiant, antipathetical, unaccustomed, swimming, unamenable, loath, antagonistic, afraid, level, alienated, unsloped, cagey, plane, reticent, plumb, indifferent, disdainful, slow, even, loth, allergic, uninterested, dubious, cool, averse, reluctant, apathetic, disenchanted, up and down, disinclined, upright, estranged.


Definitions of inclined:

  1.   Deviating or leaning from the perpendicular; sloping; disposed. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2.   having made preparations; " prepared to take risks" – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3.   Bent out of a perpendicular position, or into a curve with the convex side uppermost. – Newage Dictionary DB
  4.   Having a leaning or tendency towards, or away from, a thing; disposed or moved by wish, desire, or judgment; as, a man inclined to virtue. – Newage Dictionary DB
  5.   Having a leaning or tendency; disposed. Inclined plane, a plane at an angle with the plane of the horizon less than a right angle. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6.   used especially of the head or upper back; " a bent head and sloping shoulders" – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7.   of Incline – Webster Dictionary DB
  8.   Making an angle with some line or plane; - said of a line or plane. – Newage Dictionary DB
  9.   ( often followed by ` to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency; " wasn't inclined to believe the excuse"; " inclined to be moody" – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  10.   Same as Inclined, 3. – Newage Dictionary DB
  11.   at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; " an inclined plane" – Wordnet Dictionary DB

Quotes for inclined:

  1. New York means so much to people. If you're inclined to leave the nest, New York is where most people think they have to go, and it's been that way since the first skyscraper. – Griffin Dunne
  2. It should be remarked that, as the principle of liberty is better understood, and more nobly interpreted, a broader protest is made in behalf of women. As men become aware that few have had a fair chance, they are inclined to say that no women have had a fair chance. – Margaret Fuller
  3. In spite of this fact, the Western powers have never given sufficient importance to the Muslim world. They have always been inclined to treat it as a big backward and lethargic child. – Aly Khan
  4. In such a case, it would be almost sure of success, if the active members of a society established for that purpose, were inclined to meet the poor as men, as brethren, and as Christians. – Joseph Lancaster
  5. I think Hadley is to Rice as Scowcroft was to Kissinger; not inclined to think or act independently. – Michael Ledeen
  6. I cannot help but think that great results would have been obtained had my views been thought better of; yet I am much inclined to accept the present condition as for the best. – James Longstreet
  7. Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate needs that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions. – Niccolo Machiavelli
  8. In our open society, we are inclined to give to the less fortunate for the pure goodness of giving. We open our home to those who are alone on this holiday to spread some warmth into the life of another. – Jeff Miller
  9. As a governor, I am naturally inclined to focus on the domestic side of protecting the United States. – Bill Owens
  10. I believe that in every country the people themselves are more peaceably and liberally inclined than their governments. – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  11. If Davis Cup was a little bit less or once every two years, I would be more inclined to play. But the way it is now, it is too much tennis for me. – Pete Sampras
  12. One of the sad things about contemporary journalism is that it actually matters very little. The world now is almost inured to the power of journalism. The best journalism would manage to outrage people. And people are less and less inclined to outrage. – David Simon
  13. Such sins, even if they do not kill all grace in us, do harm, nevertheless; and though they are only venial in themselves, they make us apt, ready, and inclined to lose grace and to fall into mortal sin. – Johannes Tauler

Usage examples for inclined:

  1. “ Called later to see my dearest Maraboutess, with whom I was almost inclined to fall in love. ” – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  2. “ " I'm inclined to think you'd better leave it alone," Andrew replied meaningly. ” – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  3. “ For it's myself would have to pay it if there was, and that's what I'd not be inclined to do. ” – General John Regan 1913 by George A. Birmingham
  4. I'm inclined to think there must be a mistake. ” – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  5. The Marquis, on the other hand, seemed inclined to joke. ” – A Royal Prisoner by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  6. “ Bobby was not inclined to spare her. ” – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  7. Honest, I ain't, Mr. Ellins, says I. I am inclined to believe that, says he; but what about the other person? ” – Torchy by Sewell Ford
  8. And you're not inclined to doubt them now. ” – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  9. Not having " just had her dinner," and feeling very much inclined for her tea, Griselda ran home at a great rate. ” – The Cuckoo Clock by Mrs. Molesworth
  10. Foyle inclined his head. ” – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  11. “ Deane inclined his head slowly. ” – The Golden Web by Anthony Partridge
  12. He was inclined to keep it off. ” – Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children by Julian Hawthorne
  13. Pray let me know whether your man leaves you, and how you stand inclined to him I offer you. ” – The-Love-Letters-of-Dorothy-Osborne-to-Sir-William-Temple-1652-54 by Osborne, Dorothy
  14. “ Ermengarde is inclined to be too forward as it is. ” – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  15. “ I don't feel inclined to listen to anything to- night. ” – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  16. The Master inclined his head. ” – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  17. “ Nono was not inclined to talk about his father, and Pelle would not force his confidence. ” – The Golden House by Mrs. Woods Baker
  18. We are inclined to think that the Mountain- men called it a " glorious" victory. ” – The Madman and the Pirate by R.M. Ballantyne
  19. And why are you so much inclined to take his part? ” – Old Ebenezer by Opie Read
  20. “ I was inclined to like Miss Suydam. ” – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers

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