prone - definition and synonyms

 
adjective 

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/prəʊn/
  1. 1
    likely to do something or be affected by something, especially something bad
    prone to:

    The coastal region is prone to earthquakes.

    prone to do something:

    He’s prone to gain weight.

    error-/injury-prone:

    an injury-prone football player

  2. 2
    formal lying flat with the front of your body facing downwards