"leanings" in the noun sense
1. leaning, propensity, tendency
an inclination to do something
"he felt leanings toward frivolity"
2. proclivity, propensity, leaning
a natural inclination
"he has a proclivity for exaggeration"
3. tilt, list, inclination, lean, leaning
the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
"the tower had a pronounced tilt"
"the ship developed a list to starboard"
"he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"
the act of deviating from a vertical position
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