noun, plural pro·cliv·i·ties.
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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
It exists in every human being that comes into the world as a bias or proclivity to evil.The Theology of Holiness|Dougan Clark
My proclivity for "prying into things" manifested itself there.Between the Lines|Henry Bascom Smith
In men destined for a business or a profession, the proclivity is harshly discouraged at an early stage.Journalism for Women|E.A. Bennett
This proclivity on their part is not out of keeping with our theory.The Soul of the Far East|Percival Lowell
The reversion comprises both the sense of workmanship and the proclivity to indolence and good-fellowship.The Theory of the Leisure Class|Thorstein Veblen