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
The numerical value of Propensity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Propensity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.
They knew his propensity to act crazy. Evidently he was deteriorating, and they saw it happening.
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.
A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
I think this Federal Reserve has shown the propensity to be patient and wait longer, but we think there is plenty of impetus for them to move.
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