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How to Pronounce Inclination: Learn how to pronounce Inclination in English correctly

Learn how to say Inclination correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word inclination:

noun
[mass noun]
1a person’s natural tendency or urge to act or feel in a particular way; a disposition:
John was a scientist by training and inclination
Fanny showed little inclination to talk about anything serious
[count noun]:
he was free to follow his inclinations
(inclination for/to/towards) an interest in or liking for (something):
my inborn inclination for things with moving parts
2the fact or degree of sloping:
changes in inclination of the line on the graph
the angle at which a straight line or plane is inclined to another.
the dip of a magnetic needle.
Astronomy the angle between the orbital plane of a planet, comet, etc. and the ecliptic, or between the orbital plane of a satellite and the equatorial plane of its primary:
cometary orbits vary widely in inclination
3an act of inclining the body or head:
the questioner’s inclination of his head
Origin:

late Middle English: from Latin inclinatio(n-), from inclinare ‘bend towards’ (see incline)