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1. propensity

noun. ['prəˈpɛnsɪti'] a natural inclination.

Synonyms

  • proclivity
  • tendency
  • disposition
  • inclination

Antonyms

  • unwillingness
  • sociability
  • unfriendliness
  • cheerfulness

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Rhymes with Propensity

  • intensity
  • density

Sentences with propensity


1. Noun, singular or mass
Peas should also be avoided due to their natural high sugar content and propensity to worsen diarrhea.

Quotes about propensity


1. A secondhand wardrobe hand clothes doesn't make one an artist. Neither do a hair-trigger temper, melancholic nature, propensity for tears, hating your parents, or HIV. I hate to say it - none of these make one an artist. They can help, but just as being gay doesn't make one witty... the only thing that makes one an artist is making art.
- David Rakoff

2. A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty.
- David Hume

3. There is, I believe, in every disposition a tendency to some particular evil, a natural defect, which not even the best education can overcome.""And your defect is a propensity to hate everybody.""And yours,"he replied with a smile, "is wilfully to misunderstand them.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

2. propensity

noun. ['prəˈpɛnsɪti'] an inclination to do something.

Synonyms

  • tendency
  • inclination

Antonyms

  • willing
  • permissiveness
  • unpermissiveness

3. propensity

noun. ['prəˈpɛnsɪti'] a disposition to behave in a certain way.

Synonyms

  • disposition

Antonyms

  • vertical
  • impartiality
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