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inclined

adjective
     
in‧clined S3
1

be inclined to agree/think/believe etc

to hold a particular opinion, but not very strongly:
Arthur has some strange ideas, but on this occasion I'm inclined to agree with him.
2

be inclined to do something/inclined to something

to be likely to do something or behave in a particular way:
Commandos are inclined to shoot first and ask questions later.
He was inclined to self-pity.
3

be/feel inclined (to do something)

to want to do something, but without having a strong desire:
It was Sunday morning, and she was not inclined to get up yet.
You can visit our chatrooms, if you feel so inclined.
4

artistically/musically/mathematically etc inclined

naturally interested in or good at art, music etc:
For the artistically inclined, the markets are full of interest.
5 sloping or leaning in a particular direction

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