Lying face downward; prostrate (Wikipedia). (adjective)
Having a downward inclination or slope. (adjective)
Shooting from a lying down position. (adjective)
Predisposed, liable, inclined. (adjective)
Examples of word prone
I. ii.188 (19,2) [There is a prone and speechless dialect] I can scarcely tell what signification to give to the word _prone_.
The term prone to in [e] mean s having a tendency to, so it is correct.
"At the very least, shouldn't a writer try to shield the kettle of language from further cracks by knowing the meanings of the words he uses?" he asks, querying Cunningham's choice of the word "prone".
It doesn't act like being drama prone is all a "girl thing."
I saw a report on CNN where a woman was rescued from being trapped in collapsed roof and wall debris for two days and what struck me was her odd calm as she was carried prone from a certain, crushing death â€” as well as her matter-of-fact confidence in a God that Robertson says her people forsook ...