Leaning

имя существительное 1) склонность Например: to have a strong leaning towards political conservatism — иметь сильную склонность к политическому консерватизму strong leaning — сильная, ярко выраженная склонность 2) расположение, симпатия Синоним(ы): sympathy 3) наклон, склон, уклон

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Leaning

noun a definite but not decisive attraction or tendency — often used in plural
Example: radical leanings Synonyms: leaning, propensity, proclivity, penchant mean a strong instinct or liking for something. leaning suggests a liking or attraction not strong enough to be decisive or uncontrollable
Example: a student with artistic leanings. propensity implies a deeply ingrained and usually irresistible inclination
Example: a propensity to offer advice. proclivity suggests a strong natural proneness usually to something objectionable or evil
Example: a proclivity for violence. penchant implies a strongly marked taste in the person or an irresistible attraction in the object
Example: a penchant for taking risks.

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