Definition of inclined :
1. Bent out of a perpendicular position, or into a curve with the convex side uppermost.
2. Having a leaning or tendency towards, or away from, a thing; disposed or moved by wish, desire, or judgment; as, a man inclined to virtue.
3. Making an angle with some line or plane; - said of a line or plane.
4. Same as Inclined, 3.
diagonal (part of speech: adjective)
predisposed (part of speech: adjective)
tended (part of speech: verb)
oblique (part of speech: adjective)
- Upon his death De Thou was inclined to give up his books and the work that had made life pleasant. - "The Great Book-Collectors", Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton.
- Thoughtful men, when they arrived at it, were inclined to keep it to themselves. - "Heart and Soul", Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post).
- And indeed, I'm a little inclined to laugh at myself, now I know about it. - "The Wisdom of Father Brown", G. K. Chesterton.