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.
They may be inclined to seek a “missionary-in-chief,” someone who can take the message from the seminar room into the street.
He grew about as settled as he was inclined to allow himself to get with a good woman named Shannon Shepherd.
Are you inclined to part with the cup that belonged to my namesake Plutarch?
Percival, with his new air of Wall Street operator, was inclined to hesitate.
Meleager had a soul that inclined to all beautiful and tender things.
Instead, she was inclined to boast over her ability to bamboozle men at her will.
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.