Adjective "Prone" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Prone


    Definition:

    1. having a natural inclination or tendency to something; disposed; liable: to be prone to anger.

    2. having the front or ventral part downward; lying face downward.

    3. lying flat; prostrate.

    4. having a downward direction or slope.

    5. having the palm downward, as the hand.

    Origin:
    prone

    Examples:

    "people can be prone to things."

    "places can be prone to devastations."

    "places can be prone to risks."

    "people can be prone to attacks."

    "markets can be prone to reactions."

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