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prone
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • So prone is the man of the world to be ashamed of any righteous action.
  • Persons severely afflicted with epilepsy are, so the most skillful doctors tell us, always prone to continual and morbid self-reproach.

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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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