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  • nountendency, bent
  • nounslant, angle

synonyms for inclinations

  • 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

antonyms for inclinations

MOST RELEVANT
  • antipathy
  • aversion
  • disgust
  • disinclination
  • dislike
  • distaste
  • fairness
  • hate
  • hatred
  • indifference
  • repulsion
  • disbelief
  • inability
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    How to use inclinations in a sentence

    He carried tales, told lies, and tried to make trouble, for no reason but to gratify his inclinations.
    FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
    He speaks of false prophets, answering out of their own heads and according to their own corrupt inclinations.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    She lived in constant communion with God, undisturbed by evil inclinations from within or temptations from without.
    MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
    We have learned so much lately about self-denial, and crossing one's own inclinations, and enduring hardness.
    THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
    To his shame, Tootles, who had bourgeois inclinations, suggested that they should save it against the daily ache of the stomach.
    THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
    This animal has the same manners, the same vivacity, and the same inclinations as the other sagoins.
    BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
    Both belonged to old families; both were rich, independent, and without family ties; tastes and inclinations were alike in both.
    DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
    All mundane inclinations were suppressed, all sensuous desires prohibited.
    THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
    As emperor, he gave freer vent than ever to his old inclinations to pomp and ceremony.
    THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
    And you must do me the justice of owning that I have done nothing to force Dora's inclinations.
    A HOUSEFUL OF GIRLSSARAH TYTLER
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