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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·pen·si·ty /prəˈpɛn(t)səti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·pen·si·ty n.; pl. Propensities  The quality or state of being propense; natural inclination; disposition to do good or evil; bias; bent; tendency. “A propensity to utter blasphemy.”
 Syn: -- Disposition; bias; inclination; proclivity; proneness; bent; tendency.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an inclination to do something; "he felt leanings toward
           frivolity" [syn: leaning, tendency]
      2: a natural inclination; "he has a proclivity for
         exaggeration" [syn: proclivity, leaning]
      3: a disposition to behave in a certain way; "the aptness of
         iron to rust"; "the propensity of disease to spread" [syn: