proclivity (plural proclivities)
- A predisposition or natural inclination, propensity, or a predilection; especially, a strong disposition or bent.
- 1922 February, James Joyce, Ulysses, Paris: Shakespeare & Co.; Sylvia Beach, OCLC 560090630 ↗; republished London: Published for the Egoist Press, London by John Rodker, Paris, October 1922, OCLC 2297483 ↗:, Episode 16
- This therefore was the reason why the still comparatively young though dissolute man who now addressed Stephen was spoken of by some with facetious proclivities as Lord John Corley.
- The child has a proclivity for exaggeration.
- French: propension
- German: Hang, Vorliebe, Schwäche, Neigung
- Italian: tendenza
- Russian: скло́нность
- Spanish: propensión, tendencia, inclinación, afición, predilección, gusto