Character 9
Hyphenation in clin ing
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Inclining"

What do we mean by inclining?

To bend or move (something) out of a given plane or direction, often the horizontal or vertical.

To slope.

(chiefly in the passive) To tend to do or believe something, or move or be moved in a certain direction, away from a point of view, attitude, etc.

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The word "inclining" in example sentences

All such persons may be described as inclining to the Loyalist view in consequence of official bias. ❋ Unknown (1893)

A human infirmity, though; and I'm feeling for the poor sinner myself being tempted -- that is to say inclining -- but thank the Lord for his strengthening arm ---- " ❋ Hall Caine (1892)

Even just writing it below begins the process of inclining your mind. ❋ Ph.D. Elisha Goldstein (2010)

There is of course more than just a visual resemblance at work here: Chateaubriand has within him an ideological lodestone perpetually inclining him toward the sacred grandeur of the East. ❋ G. Roger Denson (2010)

Beyond the complexity of drystone walls around the tributaries of Ewden Brook, the broad, gently inclining slopes of Broomhead Moor lead our eyes to the far crest of Margery Hill and Featherbed Moss, now dim with that prospect of rain. ❋ Unknown (2011)

“We have a new student,” he said, inclining his head toward me. ❋ Kristi Cook (2011)

This sign is similar to the Sign of Distress except that the hands are not lifted above the head but extended forward in front of the body, inclining upwards with the hands facing outwards and the elbows bent. ❋ Unknown (2009)

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