What does proneness mean?

Definitions for proneness
prone·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. proneness(noun)

    being disposed to do something

    "accident proneness"

Wiktionary

  1. proneness(Noun)

    The quality or state of being prone, or of bending downward; as, the proneness of beasts is opposed to the erectness of man.

  2. proneness(Noun)

    The state of lying with the face down.

  3. proneness(Noun)

    Descent; declivity; as, the proneness of a hill.

  4. proneness(Noun)

    Inclination of mind, heart, or temper; propension; disposition; as, proneness to self-gratification.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proneness(noun)

    the quality or state of being prone, or of bending downward; as, the proneness of beasts is opposed to the erectness of man

  2. Proneness(noun)

    the state of lying with the face down; -- opposed to supineness

  3. Proneness(noun)

    descent; declivity; as, the proneness of a hill

  4. Proneness(noun)

    inclination of mind, heart, or temper; propension; disposition; as, proneness to self-gratification

How to pronounce proneness?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say proneness in sign language?

  1. proneness

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proneness in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proneness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of proneness in a Sentence

  1. Matthew Arnold:

    It is almost impossible to exaggerate the proneness of the human mind to take miracles as evidence, and to seek for miracles as evidence.

  2. Abraham Lincoln:

    I believe, if we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any other class. There seems ever to have been a proneness in the brilliant and warm-blooded to fall into this vice.

Images & Illustrations of proneness

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