Definition of inclinations


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • inclinations is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 14 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • inclinations is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 19 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of inclinations

  • (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. angle of inclination

  • an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others (noun)

    Examples

    1. he had an inclination to give up too easily

    Synonyms

    1. disposition
    2. tendency

  • (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. inclination of an orbit

  • the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical (noun)

    Examples

    1. he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

    Synonyms

    1. lean
    2. leaning
    3. list
    4. tilt

  • a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect (noun)

    Examples

    1. the alkaline inclination of the local waters

    Synonyms

    1. tendency

  • (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. angle of dip
    2. dip
    3. magnetic dip
    4. magnetic inclination

  • the act of inclining; bending forward (noun)

    Examples

    1. an inclination of his head indicated his agreement

    Synonyms

    1. inclining

  • that toward which you are inclined to feel a liking (noun)

    Examples

    1. her inclination is for classical music

See definition of inclinations in Merriam Webster