proclivity

230 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[pɹəklˈɪvɪtɪ], [pɹəklˈɪvɪtɪ], [p_ɹ_ə_k_l_ˈɪ_v_ɪ_t_ɪ]
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Synonyms for Proclivity:

tendency (noun)

affinity, aptness, bent, bias, course, direction, disposition, grain, inclination, leaning, penchant, polarity, predilection, predisposition, proneness, propensity, temperament, tendency, tenor, trend.

Other synonyms and related words:

Involuntariness, ability, addiction, affect, affection, affections, ambition, animus, appetence, appetency, appetite, applicability, appreciation, approach, aptendency, aptitude, aspiration, attend, attitude, attraction, bag, bleed, blind impulse, bone, capability, capacity, carry, cast, cast of mind, cast of soul, catalogue, character, chosen kind, compulsion, conatus, conduce, conducement, conduciveness, constitution, contribute, craving, cup of tea, custom, delight, desire, device, devices, diathesis, disposal, dispose, draw, drift, druthers, eagerness, eccentricity, endure, energy, enjoyment, enthusiasm, escape, extend, eye, facility, faculty, fancy, fascination, favor, favoritism, favour, favouritism, feed, feel, feeling for, fetish, flair, flash, flexion, flexure, fondness, frame of mind, frame of soul, genius, gift, go, gravitate, groove, habit, habit of mind, habit of soul, habitude, humor, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, impetus, impulse, inclining, individualism, innate proclivity, instinct, instrumentality, jaundice, kidney, knack, lead, lean, leaning to, liability, liableness, like, liking, list, longing, look, love, lurch, lust, make, makeup, manner, mental set, mettle, mind, mind-set, mold, mood, mould, moulder, mouldy, movement, mutual affinity, mutual attraction, native tendency, natural impulse, natural tendency, nature, nepotism, nisus, nourish, nurture, partiality, particular choice, partisanship, passion, personal choice, pleasure, practice, predetermination, preference, preferment, prejudice, prepossession, probability, proficiency, propendency, propenseness, propension, prurience, pruriency, qualities, quality, readiness, relish, ritual, routine, run, schedule, second nature, sensitivity to, set, skill, slant, soft spot, spirit, squint, stamp, strain, streak, stripe, style, subservience, susceptibility, sweet tooth, sympathy, talent, taste, temper, tend, thing, thing for, thirst, tilt, tone, tropism, turn, turn of mind, twist, type, unravel, utility, vein, velleity, warp, watch, way, weak point, weakness, willingness, wish, zeal, zest.

Rhymes for Proclivity:

  1. inactivity, productivity, relativity, objectivity, reactivity, reflexivity, negativity, progressivity, subjectivity, receptivity, sensitivity;
  2. festivity, activity, nativity, passivity, captivity;
  3. creativity, conductivity;
  4. insensitivity;
  5. radioactivity;

Quotes for Proclivity:

  1. If a university official's letter accusing a speaker of having a proclivity to commit speech crimes before she's given the speech- which then leads to Facebook postings demanding that Ann Coulter be hurt, a massive riot and a police -ordered cancellation of the speech- is not hate speech, then there is no such thing as hate speech. Ann Coulter.
  2. Now, I believe that war is never inevitable until it starts, but there has been a great proclivity in human history, and including in recent history, for war. William Kirby.