proneness

  • 1 Proneness — Prone ness, n. [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being prone, or of bending downward; as, the proneness of beasts is opposed to the erectness of man. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of lying with the face down; opposed to {supineness}. [1913… …

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  • 2 Accident-proneness — is the conception that some people have a predispositions to be more likely to have accidents, such as car crashes and industrial injuries, than other people. It may be used as a reason to deny an insurance.Early work The early work on this… …

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  • 3 proneness — noun a) The quality or state of being prone, or of bending downward; as, the proneness of beasts is opposed to the erectness of man. b) The state of lying with the face down. Ant: supineness …

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  • 4 proneness — index affection, bias, character (personal quality), characteristic, conatus, disposition (inclination), favor ( …

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  • 5 proneness to error — index frailty Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 accident proneness — The propensity of an individual to suffer (or cause) more than an average number of accidents. This is of particular interest in industrial and organizational psychology, which is anxious to analyse the causes of accidents in the workplace in… …

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  • 7 proneness — prone ► ADJECTIVE 1) (prone to/to do) likely or liable to suffer from, do, or experience (something unfortunate). 2) lying flat, especially face downwards. 3) archaic with a downward slope or direction. DERIVATIVES proneness noun. ORIGIN Latin… …

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  • 8 proneness — noun being disposed to do something accident proneness • Derivationally related forms: ↑prone • Hypernyms: ↑disposition …

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  • 9 proneness — noun see prone …

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  • 10 Склонность к несчастным случаям и техника безопасности (accident proneness and prevention) — Несчастные случаи яв ся осн. причиной смерти, острой госпитализации и инвалидности во всех возрастных группах. Исслед. в психологии преим. фокусируются на трех областях, в к рых несчастные случаи привлекают к себе особое внимание: несчастные… …

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  • 11 proneness — See pronely. * * * …

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  • 12 proneness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun An inclination to something: bent, bias, cast, disposition, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, squint, tendency, trend, turn. See APPROACH, LIKE …

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  • 13 strike-proneness — See industrial conflict …

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  • 14 proneness — prone·ness || prəʊnɪs n. liability, predisposition; inclination, tendency; state of lying flat with the face downward …

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  • 15 proneness — n. 1. Disposition, tendency, proclivity, inclination, bias, bent, propensity, aptness, turn, leaning, predisposition, ply. 2. Descent, declivity …

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  • 16 proneness — prone·ness …

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  • 17 accident proneness — Tendency towards being involved in or contributing to accidents …

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  • 19 Aptness — Apt ness, n. 1. Fitness; suitableness; appropriateness; as, the aptness of things to their end. [1913 Webster] The aptness of his quotations. J. R. Green. [1913 Webster] 2. Disposition of the mind; propensity; as, the aptness of men to follow… …

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  • 20 bashful Billy — Slow Slow (sl[=o]), a. [Compar. {Slower} (sl[=o] [ e]r); superl. {Slowest}.] [OE. slow, slaw, AS. sl[=a]w; akin to OS. sl[=e]u blunt, dull, D. sleeuw, slee, sour, OHG. sl[=e]o blunt, dull, Icel. sl[=o]r, sl[ae]r, Dan. sl[ o]v, Sw. sl[ o]. Cf.… …

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