Definition of inclined adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪnˈklaɪnd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈklaɪnd//
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  1. 1[not before noun] inclined (to do something) wanting to do something She was inclined to trust him. He writes only when he feels inclined to. There'll be time for a swim if you feel so inclined.
  2. 2inclined to do something tending to do something; likely to do something He's inclined to be lazy. They'll be more inclined to listen if you don't shout.
  3. 3inclined to agree, believe, think, etc. used when you are expressing an opinion but do not want to express it very strongly I'm inclined to agree with you.
  4. 4(used with particular adverbs) having a natural ability for something; preferring to do something musically/academically inclined children
  5. 5sloping; at an angle
  6. Extra examples Advertising aims to make people feel favorably inclined toward products. I didn’t know you were that way inclined= interested in such things. I only write when I feel inclined to. I’m half inclined to agree with you. I’m rather inclined to wait a few days before deciding. She’s rather inclined to become impatient. The club was a notorious hang-out for the criminally inclined. There’s time for a swim if you feel so inclined. They are less inclined to ask questions. What’s that? The ‘Model Railway Journal’? I didn’t know you were that way inclined. children who are academically inclined people who are naturally inclined to melancholy
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