Definitions for propensity

Definitions for (noun) propensity

Main entry: propensity, aptness

Definition: a disposition to behave in a certain way

Usage: the aptness of iron to rust; the propensity of disease to spread

Main entry: proclivity, propensity, leaning

Definition: a natural inclination

Usage: he has a proclivity for exaggeration

Main entry: leaning, tendency, propensity

Definition: an inclination to do something

Usage: he felt leanings toward frivolity

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