proclivitas

proclivitas
index predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency

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  • proclividad — ► sustantivo femenino Calidad de proclive. * * * proclividad (del lat. «proclivĭtas, ātis») f. Circunstancia de ser inclinado a cierta cosa. * * * proclividad. (Del lat. proclivĭtas, ātis). f. Cualidad de proclive …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Proclivity — Pro*cliv i*ty, n. [L. proclivitas: cf. F. proclivit[ e].] [1913 Webster] 1. Inclination; propensity; proneness; tendency. A proclivity to steal. Abp. Bramhall. [1913 Webster] 2. Readiness; facility; aptitude. [1913 Webster] He had such a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proclivity — noun (plural ties) Etymology: Latin proclivitas, from proclivis sloping, prone, from pro forward + clivus slope more at pro , declivity Date: circa 1591 an inclination or predisposition toward something; especially a strong inherent inclination… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • proclivity — /proh kliv i tee/, n., pl. proclivities. natural or habitual inclination or tendency; propensity; predisposition: a proclivity to meticulousness. [1585 95; < L proclivitas tendency, lit., a steep descent, steepness, equiv. to procliv(is) sloping… …   Universalium

  • tendency — I noun aptitude, aptness, bearing, bent, bias, character, direction, disposition, facility, gift, gravitation, idiosyncrasy, inclinatio, inclination, instinct, leaning, natural disposition, nature, partiality, penchant, predisposition, prejudice …   Law dictionary

  • proclivité — ● proclivie ou proclivité nom féminin (de proclive) Saillie en avant des dents. proclivité [pʀɔklivite] n. f. ÉTYM. 1842; lat. proclivitas, de proclivis. → Proclive; Cf. le sens « inclinaison, propension », en 1603. ❖ ♦ Sc. nat. État des dents… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • proclività — s.f. [dal lat. proclivĭtas atis ], lett. [l essere proclive, con la prep. a ] ▶◀ inclinazione, predisposizione, propensione. ◀▶ avversione (per) …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • proclivity — pro|cliv|i|ty [prəˈklıvıti US prou ] n plural proclivities [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: proclivitas, from proclivis sloping , from clivis hill ] formal a tendency to behave in a particular way, or to like a particular thing used especially… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ԴԻՒՐԱԾՈՒՄՆ — ( ) NBH 1 0631 Chronological Sequence: Unknown date գ. τὸ εὑπαράγωγον facilis ductio, proclivitas Դիւրաւ ածումն, բերումն. յօժարութիւն. *Առ ամենայն խաբէութիւնս դիւրածումն. Բրս. արբեց …   հայերեն բառարան (Armenian dictionary)

  • proclivity — (n.) 1590s, from L. proclivitatem (nom. proclivitas) a tendency, propensity, from proclivis prone to, lit. sloping, from pro forward (see PRO (Cf. pro )) + clivus a slope, from PIE *klei wo , suffixed form of *klei …   Etymology dictionary

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