Preferences and types

proclivity
(n)
prǝ-CLIV-i-tee
Meaning

inclination; natural tendency

1st Sample Sentence

Our dog was originally a stray, and although we feed her well, to this day she retains her proclivity to eat garbage.

Root

pro (forward)#clivus (hill, slope) (Latin)

Synonyms

penchant, predilection, proclivity, propensity

Mnemonics

Acclivity - an upward slope; Declivity - a downward slope; Proclivity - a natural inclination

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