Definition of propense in US English:

propense

adjective

  • That has an inclination to or towards a particular action, habit, quality, etc.; that has a propensity to do something; disposed, inclined. Now rare.

Origin

Early 16th century. From classical Latin prōpēnsus weighed down, inclined, sloping, disposed, tending, ready, eager, willing, favourable, use as adjective of past participle of prōpendēre.

Pronunciation

propense

/prə(ʊ)ˈpɛns/