Definition of proclivity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    proclivity

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//prəˈklɪvət̮i//
     
    , 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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