Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Inclining forward or toward.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inclining forward or toward.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inclining forward or toward anything.
  • In botany, hanging forward and downward.

Etymologies

Latin propendens. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In respect of the nature of the thing itself; which we have seen is equally propendent to both parts, and not discernible which way the balance inclines: and nothing can be more irrational, than to be dogmatical in things doubtful; and to deter mine, where wise men only dispute.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. V.

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