Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Propensity"

The meaning of "Propensity" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does documented propensity mean?
A: It means that there is documentation which proves that they are likely to snap. For example, there may be an article which shows that a civil servant lost his temper and acted out in some way.
Q: What does propensity mean?
A: it kinda means you have an ability for. a desire for. Example; if I was good at math I would say "I have a propensity for math"

Example sentences using "Propensity"

Q: Please show me example sentences with propensity .
A: He has a propensity for taking long drives in rental cars.
She has a propensity for learning languages.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "propensity".
A: I have a propensity to get distracted easily.
Q: Please show me example sentences with propensity.
A: "Propensity" means an inclination, a tendency, a leaning towards something. Examples: "He has a great propensity to exaggeration, so do not believe everything he says", "She has quite a propensity to seeing herself as a victim. It is never her fault!"

Synonyms of "Propensity" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between propensity and penchant ?
A: propensity = an inclination or natural tendency to behave in a particular way; 天性、習性
penchant = a strong or habitual liking for something or tendency to do something; 癖好、怪癖
they are very different. propensity is natured, penchant is nurtured. e.g.
Hannibal Lecter from the movie Silence of the Lamb has a propensity for arts.
Hannibal Lecter has a penchant for eating human flesh.

Translations of "Propensity"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? propensity
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Other questions about "Propensity"

Q: "who has touted his propensity for reaching across the aisle on the campaign trail."
Could anyone help me understand the meaning of this sentence above?
A: The campaign trail is a synecdoche for the process of trying to win an election, traveling to various places and making speeches.

"Reaching across the aisle" is a metaphor for making bargains with the opposing political party. "Bipartisan legislation" is a proposed new law that both major political parties agree with.
Q: she shows a propensity for being mean to other people does this sound natural?
A: Yes it is natural..you have a better knowledge now.
Q: the propensity of those boys is for criminality. does this sound natural?
A: It is good but might be a bit better to say "criminal behavior" as criminality is not a commonly used term in this way. It is, however correct.

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