inclination

  • 21 inclination — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. propensity, leaning, bent, predisposition; fondness, liking; predilection; slope, slant, ramp. See tendency, will, obliquity. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A tendency] Syn. bent, bias, propensity,… …

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  • 22 inclination — in|cli|na|tion [ ,ınklı neıʃn ] noun count or uncount * 1. ) often in negatives a feeling that you want to do something: inclination to do something: I don t have the time or inclination to visit him. The military government has shown little… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 23 inclination — inclinational, adj. /in kleuh nay sheuhn/, n. 1. a disposition or bent, esp. of the mind or will; a liking or preference: Much against his inclination, he was forced to resign. 2. something to which one is inclined: In sports his inclination is… …

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  • 24 inclination — A set angle. See kingpin inclination steering swivel inclination steering axis inclination swivel axis inclination …

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  • 25 inclination — Dip Dip, n. 1. The action of dipping or plunging for a moment into a liquid. The dip of oars in unison. Glover. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclination downward; direction below a horizontal line; slope; pitch. [1913 Webster] 3. a hollow or depression in a …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 26 inclination — 1. A leaning or sloping. 2. In dentistry, deviation of the long axis of a tooth from the perpendicular. SYN: inclinatio [TA], version (3). [L. inclinatio, a leaning] condylar guidance i. the angle of i. of the condylar …

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  • 27 inclination — [[t]ɪ̱nklɪne͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] inclinations N VAR: usu with supp, oft N to inf, oft with brd neg An inclination is a feeling that makes you want to act in a particular way. He had neither the time nor the inclination to think of other things... She… …

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  • 28 inclination — noun Date: 14th century 1. a. obsolete natural disposition ; character b. a particular disposition of mind or character ; propensity; especially liking < had little inclination for housekeeping > 2 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 29 inclination — noun a) A physical tilt or bend The astronomer calculated the inclination of the equator or ecliptic of Earth and the orbital planes of each visible heavenly body. b) A slant or slope …

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  • 30 inclination — noun 1) his political inclination Syn: tendency, propensity, proclivity, leaning, predisposition, disposition, predilection, desire, wish, impulse, bent, bias; liking, affection, penchant, partiality, preference …

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  • 31 inclination — noun 1》 a natural tendency or urge to act or feel in a particular way.     ↘(inclination for/to/towards) an interest in or liking for. 2》 a slope or slant.     ↘a dip of a magnetic needle.     ↘the angle at which a straight line or plane is… …

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  • 32 inclination — in•cli•na•tion [[t]ˌɪn kləˈneɪ ʃən[/t]] n. 1) a special disposition of the mind or temperament; a liking or preference: a great inclination for sports[/ex] 2) something to which one is inclined 3) the act of inclining or state of being inclined… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 33 inclination — /ɪnkləˈneɪʃən/ (say inkluh nayshuhn) noun 1. a set or bent (especially of the mind or will); a liking or preference: much against his inclination. 2. that to which one is inclined. 3. the act of inclining. 4. the state of being inclined. 5.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 34 inclination — polinkis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. inclination; slope; tilt vok. Beugung, f; Neigung, f; Schrägung, f rus. наклон, m pranc. inclinaison, f; pente, f …

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  • 35 inclination — nuosvyris statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. inclination vok. Inklination, f; Neigung, f rus. инклинация, f; наклонение, n pranc. inclinaison, f …

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  • 36 inclination — inklinacija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. inclination vok. Inklination, f rus. инклинация, f pranc. inclinaison, f …

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  • 37 inclination — nuolydis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. inclination; slope; tilting vok. Neigung, f rus. наклон, m; наклонение, n; наклонность, f pranc. inclinaison, f; pente, f …

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  • 38 inclination — linkimas statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Patraukimo kokiai nors veiklai turėjimas. Linkimo padarinys – pastovus polinkis. atitikmenys: angl. bent; inclination vok. Neigung rus. наклонность ryšiai: dar žiūrėk – polinkis …

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  • 39 inclination — polinkis statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Kurios nors teorinės ar praktinės veiklos poreikis. Polinkis yra gabumo rodiklis. Polinkių nustatymas leidžia prognozuoti asmenybės veiklos kryptingumą. Vaikų polinkiai kinta, todėl būtina stebėti… …

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  • 40 inclination — nuolydis statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Nuokalnės nuolaidumo rodiklis. atitikmenys: angl. inclination; incline vok. Gefälle, n; Neigung, f; Senkung, f rus. уклон …

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