proclivity

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From Latin prōclīvitās, from pro (toward) + clīvus (a slope, hill).

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proclivity (plural proclivities)

  1. A predisposition or natural inclination, propensity, or a predilection; especially, a strong disposition or bent.
    The child has a proclivity for exaggeration.

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