But this is a lot of books: my son and grandson might not be so inclined as to simply sit and appreciate their presence.
When you hear what he has to say in Unstoppable about the emergence of a new bipartisan politics, you may be inclined to scoff.
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.
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.