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Definition of proclivity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//proʊˈklɪvət̮i//
    (pl. proclivities) proclivity (for something/for doing something) (formal)
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  1. 1a natural tendency to do something or to feel something, often something bad synonym propensity
  2. 2 his sexual/criminal proclivities the government's proclivity for spending money
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