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1. prone

adjective. ['ˈproʊn'] lying face downward.

Synonyms

  • unerect

Antonyms

  • arise
  • parallel

Etymology

  • pronus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Prone

  • diaz-calderon
  • revolucion
  • corporacion
  • concepcion
  • flintstone
  • bourguignon
  • vanstone
  • unbeknown
  • trombone
  • romanone
  • overthrown
  • overgrown
  • overblown
  • morricone
  • montrone
  • homegrown
  • cipollone
  • calderon
  • yarchoan
  • stallone
  • scavone
  • postpone
  • outgrown
  • mcglone
  • mccrone
  • latrone
  • hipbone
  • dragone
  • dethrone
  • cyclone

Sentences with prone


1. Noun, singular or mass
Males are more prone to talk than females, so pick a boy if you want a talker.

2. Adjective
Miniature pinschers don't generally have a lot of health problems, but they are prone to skin infections.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Modern shark teeth are found near areas prone to shark activity, and it can be very dangerous.

Quotes about prone


1. We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

2. My behavior is nonetheless, deplorable. Unfortunately, I'm quite prone to such bouts of deplorability--take for instance, my fondness for reading books at the dinner table.
- Brandon Sanderson, Mistborn: The Final Empire

3. How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
- Homer

2. error-prone

adjective. capable of making an error.

Synonyms

  • fallible

Antonyms

  • nonhuman
  • inerrant

3. accident-prone

adjective. having more than the average number of accidents.

Antonyms

  • parallel

Etymology

  • accident (English)
  • prone (English)
  • pronus (Latin)

4. prone

adjective. ['ˈproʊn'] having a tendency (to); often used in combination.

Antonyms

  • steep

Etymology

  • pronus (Latin)
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