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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Propensity  \Pro*pen"si*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Propensities}. 
  The  quality  or  state  of  being  propense;  natural  inclination; 
  disposition  to  do  good  or  evil;  bias;  bent;  tendency.  ``A 
  propensity  to  utter  blasphemy.''  --Macaulay. 
  Syn:  Disposition;  bias;  inclination;  proclivity;  proneness; 
  bent;  tendency. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  an  inclination  to  do  something  "he  felt  leanings  toward 
  frivolity"  [syn:  {leaning},  {tendency}] 
  2:  a  natural  inclination;  "he  has  a  proclivity  for 
  exaggeration"  [syn:  {proclivity},  {leaning}] 
  3:  a  disposition  to  behave  in  a  certain  way  "the  aptness  of 
  iron  to  rust";  "the  propensity  of  disease  to  spread"  [syn: 

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