Prone Synonyms & Definitions

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• ProneDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Headlong; running downward or headlong.
  2. (a.) Inclined; propense; disposed; -- applied to the mind or affections, usually in an ill sense. Followed by to.
  3. (a.) Bending forward; inclined; not erect.
  4. (a.) Sloping, with reference to a line or surface; declivous; inclined; not level.
  5. (a.) Prostrate; flat; esp., lying with the face down; -- opposed to supine.

• PronenessDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) The quality or state of being prone, or of bending downward; as, the proneness of beasts is opposed to the erectness of man.
  2. (n.) Descent; declivity; as, the proneness of a hill.
  3. (n.) Inclination of mind, heart, or temper; propension; disposition; as, proneness to self-gratification.
  4. (n.) The state of lying with the face down; -- opposed to supineness.

• PronelyDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (adv.) In a prone manner or position.