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proclivity  (prəˈklɪvɪtɪ



(plural) -ties
  1. a tendency or inclination

Word Origin

C16: from Latin prōclīvitās, from prōclīvis steep, from pro-1 + clīvus a slope

Example Sentences Including 'proclivity'

She should know things inside out, and besides," Daddy said, `she seems to have a proclivity toward mechanical things.
Andrews, Virginia Web of Dreams


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