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prone
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • By all that I have ever read, I am convinced that it is very common indeed; that human nature is particularly prone to it, and that there are very few of us who do not cherish a feeling of self-complacency on the score of some quality or other, real or imaginary.
  • Human nature is so prone to fall into it!

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as in: prone to Define
having a tendency (to do something)
as in: prone position Define
lying face downward
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