Definition of propensity in English:


Line breaks: pro|pen¦sity
Pronunciation: /prəˈpɛnsɪti

noun (plural propensities)


late 16th century: from archaic propense (from Latin propensus 'inclined', past participle of propendere, from pro- 'forward, down' + pendere 'hang') + -ity.

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