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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Inclination. A tendency to behave in a particular way, or to like a particular thing - used especially about something bad.

Usage examples (32)
  • By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
  • He has a proclivity for exaggeration
  • Posturing seems to be the main proclivity of our right wing today.
  • Or perhaps the two of them share a certain proclivity for denial in the face of evidence and facts. for more
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