1. Inclination; propensity; proneness; tendency. “A proclivity to steal.”
2. Readiness; facility; aptitude.
He had such a dexterous proclivity as his teachers were fain to restrain his forwardness. --Sir H. Wotton.
n : a natural inclination; "he has a proclivity for
exaggeration" [syn: propensity, leaning]