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propensity

198 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[pɹəpˈɛnsɪtɪ], [pɹəpˈɛnsɪtɪ], [p_ɹ_ə_p_ˈɛ_n_s_ɪ_t_ɪ]
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Synonyms for Propensity:

tendency (noun)

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

Other synonyms and related words:

ability, addiction, affect, affectation, affection, affections, animus, appetency, appetite, applicability, appositeness, approach, appropriateness, aptendency, aptitude, attitude, bone, capability, capacity, capacity for, cast, cast of mind, cast of soul, character, competence, compulsion, conatus, conducement, conduciveness, constitution, craving, custom, delight, desire, device, devices, diathesis, disagreeableness, disposal, drift, eagerness, eccentricity, empathy, endowment, facility, faculty, fancy, fascination, fault, favor, favour, feel, feeling, feeling for, felicity, fetish, fitness, flair, flash, flaw, foible, fondness, frame of mind, frame of soul, genius, genius for, gift, gift for, habit, habit of mind, habit of soul, habitude, humor, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, impulse, incarnation, inclining, individualism, innate aptitude, instinct, instrumentality, intuition, jaundice, kidney, knack, lean, leaning to, liability, like, liking, list, longing, love, lurch, lust, make, makeup, manner, mental set, mettle, mind, mind-set, mold, mood, mould, moulder, mouldy, movement, mutual affinity, mutual attraction, nature, nisus, partiality, partisanship, passion, persona, practice, preference, prejudice, prepossession, probability, propendency, propenseness, propension, prurience, pruriency, qualities, quality, quirk, readiness, relish, second nature, sensitivity, sensitivity to, sentiment, set, sixth sense, skill, slant, soft spot, spirit, squint, stamp, strain, streak, stripe, subconscious, subservience, surface, susceptibility, sweet tooth, sympathy, talent, taste, temper, thing, thirst, tilt, tone, trait, tropism, turn, turn for, turn of mind, twist, type, undercurrent, utility, vein, velleity, warp, way, weakness, willingness, wish, yen, zest.

Rhymes for Propensity:

  1. density;
  2. intensity;

Quotes for Propensity:

  1. Tech executives have historically been owners of significant portions of their companies' stock so there is a propensity for them to diversify as a rule. David Coleman.
  2. A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty. David Hume.
  3. Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment, and, at last, despise the freedom which they have not sufficient virtue to struggle to attain. Mary Wollstonecraft.
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