un inclining


Archaic. people who are sympathetic to a person or cause.

1300–50; Middle English enclinynge. See incline, -ing1

uninclining, adjective
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Word Origin & History

c.1300, "to bend or bow toward," from O.Fr. encliner, from L. inclinare "to cause to lean," from in- "in" + 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). The noun meaning "slant, slope" is attested from 1846.
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