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Definition of Propensity

Propensity

  1. The quality or state of being propense; natural inclination; disposition to do good or evil; bias; bent; tendency.

Propensity Quotations

A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
Carl Sagan

No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
Tim Berners-Lee

Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.
Jane Austen

The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals.
Adam Smith
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Propensity Translations

propensity in German is Neigung

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