Example sentences for: inclination

How can you use “inclination” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Prudie suggests you dismiss the inclination to educate your office mate--and please don't open up any discussions about the shape of the earth.

  • There is a long amiable letter to the young Lafayette in 1779, in which Washington, in a giddy mood, drifts into a reverie about competing for Lafayette's young wife with Lafayette himself--a funny bit of teasing, followed abruptly by a rueful reassurance, worthy of Stendhal himself, that "amidst all the wonders recorded in holy writ no instance can be produced where a Woman from real inclination has preferred an old man."

  • Index investing makes sense for those of us who don't have the time or inclination to closely monitor our investments.

  • The Democrats are, by inclination, the party of outstretched palms, the Republicans the party of tight fists.

  • But this may have less to do with the unique stoicism of a generation than with the natural inclination everyone has to repress traumatic experiences.

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