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PRO'NENESS, n. The state of bending downwards; opposed to the erectness of man.
1. The state of lying with the face downwards; contrary to supineness.
2. Descent; declivity; as the proneness of a hill.
3. Inclination of mind, heart or temper; propension; disposition; as the proneness of the Israelites to idolatry; proneness to self-gratification or to self-justification; proneness to comply with temptation; sometimes in a good sense; as ;the proneness of good men to commiserate want.

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