Thesaurus / proneness

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There is no sort of use in denying the proneness of weak human nature to admit superstition.

But such ceremonies are not to be taken as any indication of a proneness of the king to high living.

The proneness to exaggerate social evils is greatest with the most patriotic.

But it may be well to point out that the vice of his excellence is his proneness to sentimentality.

Tragedy has become the representation of vice and sin, with a proneness for their foulest entanglements.

TragedyAshley H. Thorndike

He sacrifices everything for effect, and hence his proneness to horrors.

From the infirmity of our natures, and our proneness to evil, there is nothing so corrupting as the statistics of vice.

Diary in America, Series OneFrederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)

There is a proneness in the heart to evil, which it is our duty to oppose, and which I see you are promoting.

Whereas he would have appeared to be both, supposing the God-given revelations had but revealed his own proneness to deception.

This proneness to suicide, and loose seat in life, is not peculiar to the Marquesan.

In the South SeasRobert Louis Stevenson

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