Incline vs Uninclined - What's the difference?

incline | uninclined |

As a verb incline

is .

As an adjective uninclined is

not inclined; level, unsloped.


Alternative forms

* encline (obsolete)


  • (lb) To bend or move (something) out of a given plane or direction, often the horizontal or vertical.
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  • (lb) To slope.
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  • To tend to do or believe something, or move or be moved in a certain direction, away from a point of view, attitude, etc.
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  • *:"My tastes," he said, still smiling, "incline me to the garishly sunlit side of this planet." And, to tease her and arouse her to combat: "I prefer a farandole to a nocturne; I'd rather have a painting than an etching; Mr. Whistler bores me with his monochromatic mud; I don't like dull colours, dull sounds, dull intellects;."
  • *(rfdate), J. M. G. van der Poel, "Agriculture in Pre- and Protohistoric Times", in the Acta Historiae Neerlandica published by the Netherlands Committee of Historical Sciences, p.170:
  • *:The terp farmer made use of the plough, as is shown by the discovery of three ploughshares and four coulters..
  • *Usage note: In this sense incline is usually used in the passive voice, and usually intransitively.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A slope.
  • * To reach the building, we had to climb a steep incline .
  • uninclined



  • Not inclined; level, unsloped.
  • Not inclined (to do something); reluctant or indifferent.