- having a tendency toward; prone; inclined.
Origin of propense
1520–30; < Latin prōpēnsus, past participle of prōpendēre to propend
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Examples from the Web for propense
This indeed is a conclusion to which the unprincipled and the vicious are ever propense.
I shall provide in them a particular antidote to those defects to which nature has made you most propense.
Thou know'st Achilles fiery, and propense Blame to impute even where blame is none.
Thou know'st how rash is youth, and how propense To pass the bounds by decency prescribed,730 Quick, but not wise.