Word of the Day – Proclivity

By February 14, 2020Word of the Day

Proclivity (noun)

prok-liv-it-ee

A tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition towards a particular thing.

Late 16th century from Latin proclivitas, from proclivis ‘inclined’, from pro- ‘forward, down’ + clivus ‘slope’.

Example sentences

“No, you’re single because you wrote ‘proclivity’ in a Valentine’s card!”

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