Definitions for proclivityproʊˈklɪv ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. proclivity, propensity, leaning(noun)

    a natural inclination

    "he has a proclivity for exaggeration"

Wiktionary

  1. proclivity(Noun)

    A predisposition or natural inclination, propensity, or a predilection; especially refers to a strong disposition or bent.

  2. Origin: From pro + clivus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proclivity(noun)

    inclination; propensity; proneness; tendency

  2. Proclivity(noun)

    readiness; facility; aptitude

  3. Origin: [L. proclivitas: cf. F. proclivit.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote. In fact, it is as difficult to appropriate the thoughts of others as it is to invent.

  2. Caglar Yildirim:

    We are working on identifying the nomophobic students and what other psychological factors may play a role in young adults’ proclivity to nomophobia.

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