proclivity


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a natural inclination

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Heritage proclivity is defined as the predisposition of a tourist towards learning and experiencing heritage via mediated interactions offered by heritage tourisms.
Individuals' cultural proclivity is reportedly an important contingent factor that reinforces or mitigates the influence of interpersonal and group effects on information exchange (Pook & Fustos, 1999).
The amount of effort exerted in a course, measured by time spent studying and class attendance, and personal qualities, such as one's proclivity to self-handicap, can logically be expected to affect one's performance on exams.
Intergroup hostility which depends on past history, recent conflict incidents, and group differences is the key variable that indicates the proclivity toward conflict between the two groups.
Indeed, with a nod to theorist Thorstein Veblen, Riordan coins the term "conspicuous invention" to describe the cosmetic industry's proclivity for Continually devising new products and fashions in order to drive sales.
But their cancerous proclivity reawakens when the cells are given the right cue--a new jolt of Myc, the researchers report in an upcoming Nature.
Quantitative results suggest that mechanical engineering students develop a proclivity for rate of change aspects of the derivative whilst mathematics students develop a proclivity for tangent-oriented aspects.
Here, without losing any of her trademark raunchy humor or her proclivity for word-play (in one work addressing her own wildly fluctuating art-world reception by cheekily personifying the phrase From Success to Obscurity), she seems to have abandoned herself to less slapdash and more formal pursuits, infusing her images with a new gravity.
In search of "a set of plausible and economical explanations for known developments, which [he] "take[s] to be the closest one can come to demonstrating causality in history," Saxton takes great pains to avoid the familiar proclivity to circular argument in the previous explanatory strategies.
And a worrying indication that he's inherited not only his father's moodiness but his mother's proclivity for high drama.
Our attention lately has been centred on issues of sexuality, thanks in large part to the proclivity of the secular press to centre its attention on whatever may appear to be sensational and divisive in the churches.
Krupp says Europe's proclivity for TCD engines is related to their superior driving performance and fuel economy.
Gibson's locally-specific passages make clear that a long tradition of rustic recreation cannot account for the sudden Dutch proclivity for recognizably local landscape.
Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit found that numerous unfair labor practices at individual facilities did not demonstrate a corporate proclivity to violate the National Labor Relations Act.
People's proclivity to seek apocalypse reveals humanity dissatisfied, restless, cruel, and evil, arguably in need of salvation from this earth.