Definitions for proclivityproʊˈklɪv ɪ ti
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proclivity, propensity, leaning(noun)
a natural inclination
"he has a proclivity for exaggeration"
A predisposition or natural inclination, propensity, or a predilection; especially refers to a strong disposition or bent.
Origin: From pro + clivus.
inclination; propensity; proneness; tendency
readiness; facility; aptitude
Origin: [L. proclivitas: cf. F. proclivit.]
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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.
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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