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- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
inclination (plural inclinations)
- A physical tilt or bend
- The inclination of his head increased and he awoke with a start.
- A slant or slope
- The road up to the house had a steep inclination.
- A mental tendency
- His inclination to drink escalated to alcoholism.
- (geometry) The angle of intersection of a reference plane
- (obsolete) A person or thing loved or admired.
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physical tilt or bend
slant or slope
geometry: angle of intersection
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inclination f (plural inclinations)
- inclination (all senses)