Complete Definition of "proclivity"

English

Etymology
L. pro: toward clivus: a slope.

Pronunciation
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rhymes|ɪvɪti

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

Synonyms
propensity

Usage notes
The word has a mildly negative connotation.

Translations
trans-top|A predisposition or natural inclination, propensity, or a predilection
German: Hang m
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