noun, plural pro·cliv·i·ties.
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It was overkill for a one-night trip, but I hoped that obsessive preparation could tamp down my proclivity for imagining worst-case scenarios.
But however laughable our proclivity for questions, doubt, and endless theorizing, it is just as equally inevitable.The JFK Assassination: The Long Weekend That Never Ended|Malcolm Jones|November 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When it comes time to write about his proclivity toward violence, I have all of these testimonies, filed in the same place.
Nowhere is that proclivity more in evidence than in immigration policy.Heritage Immigration Study Gets the Big Things Right|David Frum|May 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Two profilers labeled Karr/Reich as a man with a "definite proclivity toward pedophilia."
It is asserted that she had had, all her life, an avowed proclivity to suicide.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)|Florence A. Thomas Marshall
Yet before he took this step he was accused of a proclivity toward extraordinary things.Steam Steel and Electricity|James W. Steele
And as we know Don Benigno's proclivity in this direction, the shaft went home with diabolical effect.The Fourth Estate, vol.1|Armando Palacio Valds
And there is, in many French poets, a fatal proclivity to fuss just a little too much over their subjects.Instigations|Ezra Pound
The frog has a proclivity for squeezing into holes and cracks, or beneath objects on the ground.Field Study of Kansas Ant-Eating Frog|Henry S. Fitch