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synonyms for leanings

  • inclination
  • predilection
  • propensity
  • sentiment
  • aptitude
  • bent
  • disposition
  • drift
  • favor
  • favoritism
  • inclining
  • liking
  • mindset
  • partiality
  • penchant
  • predisposition
  • proclivity
  • proneness
  • taste
  • thing
  • weakness
  • cup of tea
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antonyms for leanings

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  • antipathy
  • dislike
  • hate
  • disinclination
  • fairness
  • hatred
  • impartiality
  • justice
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How to use leanings in a sentence

Though all denominations of course flourish within her walls, Boston is still strongly Congregational in her leanings.
OCEAN TO OCEAN ON HORSEBACKWILLARD GLAZIER
He knows what publicans may be regarded as 'priest's men,' and who have leanings towards independence.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
After a deal of thought upon the subject, I decided, for a while at least, to show no political leanings at all.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
Temporary sets or attitudes are leanings and prejudices that are due to temporary states of mind.
THE SCIENCE OF HUMAN NATUREWILLIAM HENRY PYLE
So far as cleverness goes it seems to me he can do almost anything; and the leanings of his mind are towards the best things.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. III (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
He stood fast for prerogative, and even his hereditary Calvinism had strong Episcopal leanings.
A HALF CENTURY OF CONFLICT - VOLUME IFRANCIS PARKMAN
His congregation, however, soon got to hear of his leanings to Christianity, and he was suspended from his duties as rabbi.
SOME JEWISH WITNESSES FOR CHRISTREV. A. BERNSTEIN, B.D.
Besides that, his aristocratic leanings unfit him for close contact with the masses.
SIR JASPER CAREWCHARLES JAMES LEVER
To strain these from their old and inveterate leanings, might impair the old benefit, and not answer the end of the new project.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. I. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
I felt that, both by natural leanings and by training, I was especially equipped to be of aid and comfort here.
FIBBLE, D. D.IRVIN SHREWSBURY COBB
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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