proclive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin proclivis (sloping, inclined).

Adjective[edit]

proclive (comparative more proclive, superlative most proclive)

  1. Having a tendency by nature; prone; proclivous.
    • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
      Eterne, intense, profuse,—still throwing up
      The golden spray of multitudinous worlds
      In measure to the proclive weight and rush
      Of His inner nature []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for proclive in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin proclivis

Adjective[edit]

proclive (masculine and feminine plural proclivi)

  1. (literary) prone

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

prōclīve

  1. nominative neuter singular of prōclīvis
  2. accusative neuter singular of prōclīvis
  3. vocative neuter singular of prōclīvis

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin proclivis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

proclive (plural proclives)

  1. inclined, prone

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