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synonyms for proclivity

  • penchant
  • predilection
  • predisposition
  • propensity
  • bent
  • bias
  • disposition
  • druthers
  • facility
  • flash
  • groove
  • leaning
  • proneness
  • type
  • weakness
  • cup of tea
  • liableness
  • thing for
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antonyms for proclivity

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  • antipathy
  • disinclination
  • dislike
  • hate
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How to use proclivity in a sentence

Possibly, although that seems unlikely given the proclivities of all the parties involved.
IT WASN’T HUBRIS THAT DROVE AMERICA INTO AFGHANISTAN. IT WAS FEAR.ROBERT KAGANAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was overkill for a one-night trip, but I hoped that obsessive preparation could tamp down my proclivity for imagining worst-case scenarios.
WHY I DID THE SCARIEST THING I COULD THINK OFKELSEY LINDSEYAPRIL 1, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
It is asserted that she had had, all her life, an avowed proclivity to suicide.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY, VOLUME I (OF 2)FLORENCE A. THOMAS MARSHALL
Yet before he took this step he was accused of a proclivity toward extraordinary things.
STEAM STEEL AND ELECTRICITYJAMES W. STEELE
And as we know Don Benigno's proclivity in this direction, the shaft went home with diabolical effect.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL.1ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
And there is, in many French poets, a fatal proclivity to fuss just a little too much over their subjects.
INSTIGATIONSEZRA POUND
The frog has a proclivity for squeezing into holes and cracks, or beneath objects on the ground.
FIELD STUDY OF KANSAS ANT-EATING FROGHENRY S. FITCH
His father soon heard of this obnoxious proclivity, and did what he could to divert him back to medicine again.
PIONEERS OF SCIENCEOLIVER LODGE
The gambling proclivity is doubtfully to be classed as a feature belonging exclusively to the predatory type of human nature.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
The result, so far as concerts the workman's life of faith, is a proclivity to undevout scepticism.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
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WORDS RELATED TO PROCLIVITY

  • ability
  • aim
  • aptitude
  • bag
  • disposition
  • druthers
  • facility
  • faculty
  • flair
  • forte
  • genius
  • gift
  • head-set
  • knack
  • leaning
  • mind-set
  • nose
  • penchant
  • predilection
  • predisposition
  • preference
  • proclivity
  • propensity
  • set
  • tack
  • tendency
  • thing for
  • tilt
  • turn
  • weakness for
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