With his Fox show ending, liberals are inclined to ridicule Glenn Beck.
But this is a lot of books: my son and grandson might not be so inclined as to simply sit and appreciate their presence.
We step on an inclined moving ramp and she sings the chorus from “Stairway to Heaven.”
I'm inclined to call this one for the president, but it's debatable, which means that Crowley should have let them, er, debate it.
This is the downside of the Boehner failure: those few Republicans inclined toward compromise will be terrified of the right.
Are you inclined to part with the cup that belonged to my namesake Plutarch?
I offered my hand and he took it; but I don't think he was inclined to weep at my departure.
Meleager had a soul that inclined to all beautiful and tender things.
I like to keep up the name, otherwise I'm inclined to give myself away.
Thinking things over now he was inclined to decide that it was not.
c.1300, "to bend or bow toward," from Old French encliner, from Latin inclinare "to cause to lean; bend, incline, turn, divert," from in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + clinare "to bend," from PIE *klei-n-, suffixed form of *klei- "to lean" (see lean (v.)). Metaphoric sense of "have a mental disposition toward" is early 15c. in English (but existed in classical Latin). Related: Inclined; inclining.
c.1600, "mental tendency," from incline (v.). The literal meaning "slant, slope" is attested from 1846.