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- (weak vowel distinction) IPA(key): /pɹoʊˈklɪvɪti/
- (weak vowel merger) IPA(key): /pɹoʊˈklɪvəti/
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- Rhymes: -ɪvɪti
proclivity (plural proclivities)
- A predisposition or natural inclination, propensity, or a predilection; especially, a strong disposition or bent.
- 1922 February, James Joyce, Ulysses, Paris: Shakespeare & Co.; Sylvia Beach, OCLC 560090630; republished London: Published for the Egoist Press, London by John Rodker, Paris, October 1922, OCLC 2297483:, Episode 16
- This therefore was the reason why the still comparatively young though dissolute man who now addressed Stephen was spoken of by some with facetious proclivities as Lord John Corley.
- The child has a proclivity for exaggeration.
A predisposition or natural inclination, propensity, or a predilection