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Meaning of INCLINING

Pronunciation:  in'klIning

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the act of inclining; bending forward; "an inclination of his head indicated his agreement"

INCLINING is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: inclination
 See Also: bob, motility, motion, move, movement, nod, stoop



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In*clin"ing\, a. (Bot.)
    Same as {Inclined}, 3.
  2. \In*clin"ing\, n.
    1. Inclination; disposition.
             On the first inclining towards sleep. --Burke.
    2. Party or side chosen; a following.
             Both you of my inclining, and the rest. --Shak.
Thesaurus Terms
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