inclination - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable/uncountable] 

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/ˌɪŋklɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
singularinclination
pluralinclinations
  1. 1
    [often in negatives] a feeling that you want to do something
    inclination to do something:

    I haven’t the time or inclination to visit him.

  2. 2
    a tendency to behave in a particular way or to have a particular interest
    inclination to do something:

    He managed to control his natural inclination to hit out.

  3. 3
    a slope, or the angle of a slope