Synonyms for Inclination:

n.

drift, attachment, whim, ache, longing, impulse, affection, liking, partiality, capacity, capability, craving, weakness, urge, attraction, thirst, desire, turn, yearning, idiosyncrasy, wish, movement, fondness, hankering, susceptibility, preference. bending, obtuse angle, adjacent angles, complement, bend, corresponding angles, azimuth, acute angle, bow, crook, complementary angles. instinct, outlook, schtick, spirit, posture, conduct, behavior, human nature. grade, incline. heel, cant, rise, straight, gradient, tip, rake. angularity (noun)
deviation, indirection, deviousness, angularity, slope.
aslant (noun)
bank, acclivity, declivity, pitch, angle, ramp, bevel.
aslope (noun)
downgrade, incline, grade, hill.
bearing (noun)
fix, heading, position, orientation, location, bearing, aim, vector.
beliefs (noun)
posture.
cognition (noun)
disposition, tendency.
descent (noun)
downgrade.
inclination (noun)
inclination of an orbit, inclining, leaning, lean, list, tendency, dip, tilt, disposition, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, angle of dip, angle of inclination.
ramp (noun)
ramp.
slant, angle (noun)
cant, direction, gradient, lean, deviation, bank, bow, downgrade, pitch, ramp, incline, bevel, hill, acclivity, bending, slope, declivity, list, bend, tilt, grade.
tendency (noun)
disposition, polarity, bias, course, tendency, aptness, trend, direction, predilection, affinity, temperament, leaning, penchant, bent, tenor, grain, proclivity, predisposition, proneness, propensity.
tendency, bent (noun)
fondness, disposition, desire, trend, liking, weakness, affection, capacity, turn, aptness, urge, leaning, propensity, proclivity, capability, idiosyncrasy, drift, movement, proneness, impulse, partiality, attraction, wish, temperament, bias, susceptibility, attachment, whim, preference, predisposition, predilection, penchant.

v.

sense (verb)
instinct.

Other synonyms:

drift, grade, outlook, obtuse angle, yearning, adjacent angles, azimuth, corresponding angles, crook, human nature, complementary angles, acute angle, attraction. behavior, ache, rake, urge, angle, schtick, posture. movement, cant, complement. bank, conduct. spirit. ability
capacity.
angle
bevel, gradient.
bias
partiality.
capacity
capability.
inclination
preference, weakness.
incline
ramp.
mound
hill.
partiality
fondness.
slope
incline, pitch.

Usage examples for inclination

  1. I shall be able to make a better report of their love and good inclination than I can of Holland. – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  2. But he saw it was vain to combat longer, for inclination was powerfully on Roderick's side. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  3. I explains yeretofore, that not only by inclination but by birth, I'm a shore- enough 'ristocrat. – Wolfville Nights by Alfred Lewis