inclined

[ɪnklˈa͡ɪnd], [ɪnklˈa‍ɪnd], [ɪ_n_k_l_ˈaɪ_n_d]

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 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.

Quotes for inclined:

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. I think Hadley is to Rice as Scowcroft was to Kissinger; not inclined to think or act independently. – Michael Ledeen
  5. Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate needs that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions. – Niccolo Machiavelli

Usage examples for inclined:

  1. Foyle inclined his head. ” – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  2. 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
  3. And you're not inclined to doubt them now. ” – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  4. “ Deane inclined his head slowly. ” – The Golden Web by Anthony Partridge
  5. “ 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
  6. “ Bobby was not inclined to spare her. ” – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  7. “ Nono was not inclined to talk about his father, and Pelle would not force his confidence. ” – The Golden House by Mrs. Woods Baker
  8. He was inclined to keep it off. ” – Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children by Julian Hawthorne
  9. “ 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
  10. The Master inclined his head. ” – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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