prone to

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prone to (comparative more prone to, superlative most prone to)

  1. Inclined to; having a tendency to.
    Men are naturally exceeding prone to deceive themselves in their opinion they have of themselves [] .
    Some trees are prone to disease in an urban setting.
    Are people who report recovered memories more prone to developing false memories [] ?
  2. Having the potential to.

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