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propensity

美国发音:[prəˈpensəti]

[n]
英语解释:a natural tendency to behave in a particular way
常见翻译:倾向; 癖好; 脾性

Tendency [to a particular kind of behavior.
A person's propensity to joke is their natural tendency to joke, that is, they have the behavior of joking. A person has a propensity to lie if they have the natural tendency to lie with or without good reasons. If a person makes much of very little things, they have the propensity to exaggerate.