Definitions for Propensityprəˈpɛn sɪ ti
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pro•pen•si•typrəˈpɛn sɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
a natural inclination or tendency.
Obs. favorable disposition or partiality.
Origin of propensity:
1560–70; propense inclined < L prōpēnsus, ptp. of prōpendēre to hang down, be inclined
leaning, propensity, tendency(noun)
an inclination to do something
"he felt leanings toward frivolity"
proclivity, propensity, leaning(noun)
a natural inclination
"he has a proclivity for exaggeration"
a disposition to behave in a certain way
"the aptness of iron to rust"; "the propensity of disease to spread"
A tendency, preference, or attraction.
He has a propensity for lengthy discussions of certain favorite topics.
the quality or state of being propense; natural inclination; disposition to do good or evil; bias; bent; tendency
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