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Meaning of PRONENESS

Pronunciation:  'prownnes

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  being disposed to do something; "accident proneness"
 

PRONENESS is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: disposition

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prone"ness\, n.
1. The quality or state of being prone, or of bending
   downward; as, the proneness of beasts is opposed to the
   erectness of man.

2. The state of lying with the face down; -- opposed to
   {supineness}.

3. Descent; declivity; as, the proneness of a hill.

4. Inclination of mind, heart, or temper; propension;
   disposition; as, proneness to self-gratification.

 

 

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