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It is a brief text with philosophical leanings that revolves around the notions of normality and abnormality in human nature.

The actor (The Wire, Treme) and activist made no bones about his political leanings, proclaiming himself “a real live lefty.”

In America, modernism was stripped of its socialist leanings.

If modernism was going to be acceptable, its leftist leanings had to be gotten rid of.

I think it would be fair to characterize your political leanings as a modern New Deal Democrat.

Though all denominations of course flourish within her walls, Boston is still strongly Congregational in her leanings.

He knows what publicans may be regarded as 'priest's men,' and who have leanings towards independence.

After a deal of thought upon the subject, I decided, for a while at least, to show no political leanings at all.

Temporary sets or attitudes are leanings and prejudices that are due to temporary states of mind.

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.


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to leanings, such as: predilection, propensity, sentiment, inclination, penchant, and favoritism.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.