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  • nountendency, bent
  • nounslant, angle

synonyms for inclination

  • affection
  • appetite
  • aptitude
  • bias
  • capability
  • desire
  • disposition
  • impulse
  • leaning
  • penchant
  • predilection
  • predisposition
  • preference
  • prejudice
  • proclivity
  • propensity
  • temperament
  • aptness
  • attachment
  • attraction
  • capacity
  • drift
  • druthers
  • fancy
  • fondness
  • groove
  • idiosyncrasy
  • liking
  • mind
  • movement
  • partiality
  • persuasion
  • pleasure
  • proneness
  • slant
  • stomach
  • susceptibility
  • taste
  • thing
  • trend
  • turn
  • type
  • urge
  • velleity
  • weakness
  • whim
  • will
  • wish
  • cup of tea
  • soft spot
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antonyms for inclination

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  • antipathy
  • aversion
  • disgust
  • disinclination
  • dislike
  • distaste
  • fairness
  • hate
  • hatred
  • indifference
  • repulsion
  • disbelief
  • inability
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    Grading papers, family obligations and serious drinking left him without much inclination to write.
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    The goal was to understand what prompts people to switch from a run to a walk or vice-versa, and determine whether our natural inclinations also correspond to the most efficient approach.
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    It also varies in its inclination, or the angle at which magnetic field lines intersect with the planet’s surface.
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    They drafted Jalen Hurts in the second round and have shown no inclination to significantly use him as a change-of-pace quarterback, which suggests they had some doubts about Wentz’s future back in April.
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    Some people fear—or hope, depending on political inclinations—the former vice president will make radical leftward changes.
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    AI helps to identify and recognize behavioral patterns, future behavior, and purchasing inclinations of customers by analyzing huge arrays of big data gathered over a period of time.
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    Problems will arise when ulterior motives give us an inclination to use inappropriate technology as a way to use what’s most familiar or gain experience with the latest JavaScript libraries.
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    Some of them require going against certain human inclinations, and, although not easy to achieve, are readily within the human repertoire once the social and personal benefits are made clear, and compliance demanded.
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    The sailors were all in amazement, and asked me a thousand questions, which I had no inclination to answer.
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    WORDS RELATED TO INCLINATION

    • bag
    • bent
    • craving
    • dependence
    • enslavement
    • fixation
    • hang-up
    • hook
    • inclination
    • jones
    • kick
    • monkey
    • monkey on back
    • obsession
    • shot
    • sweet tooth
    • thing
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