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Synonyms for (noun) inclination

Synonyms: inclination, inclining Definition: the act of inclining; bending forward Usage: an inclination of his head indicated his agreement

Similar words: motility, motion, move, movement Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility

Synonyms: inclination, tendency Definition: a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect Usage: the alkaline inclination of the local waters; fabric with a tendency to shrink

Similar words: disposition Definition: a natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing Usage: a swelling with a disposition to rupture

Synonyms: lean, leaning, list, tilt, inclination Definition: the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical Usage: the tower had a pronounced tilt; the ship developed a list to starboard; he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

Similar words: position, spatial relation Definition: the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated Usage: the position of the hands on the clock; he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage

Synonyms: inclination, disposition, tendency Definition: an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others Usage: he had an inclination to give up too easily; a tendency to be too strict

Similar words: attitude, mental attitude Definition: a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways Usage: he had the attitude that work was fun

Synonyms: inclination Definition: that toward which you are inclined to feel a liking Usage: her inclination is for classical music

Similar words: liking Definition: a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment Usage: I've always had a liking for reading; she developed a liking for gin

Synonyms: inclination, angle of inclination Definition: (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis)

Similar words: angle Definition: the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians

Synonyms: inclination, inclination of an orbit Definition: (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees

Similar words: angle Definition: the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians

Synonyms: dip, angle of dip, inclination, magnetic inclination, magnetic dip Definition: (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon

Similar words: angle Definition: the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians