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synonyms for predilections

  • fondness
  • leaning
  • penchant
  • predisposition
  • proclivity
  • propensity
  • bent
  • bias
  • dish
  • druthers
  • fancy
  • flash
  • groove
  • inclining
  • liking
  • love
  • mindset
  • partiality
  • proneness
  • taste
  • tendency
  • thing
  • type
  • weakness
  • cup of tea

antonyms for predilections

MOST RELEVANT
  • disinclination
  • dislike
  • hate
  • hatred
  • fairness
  • impartiality
  • antipathy
  • disinterest
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How to use predilections in a sentence

Some of them might have a predilection for Germany; but such predilections were subordinate to a stronger feeling.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Strong predilections are rather a blessing; they're simplifying.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
They never hesitate to avow their own convictions and predilections.
THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, JANUARY 1883VARIOUS
The proper selection will depend upon the young man's predilections and tastes.
OPPORTUNITIES IN ENGINEERINGCHARLES M. HORTON
If he selects wisely, following out his predilections and tastes with a degree of accuracy, he cannot go wrong.
OPPORTUNITIES IN ENGINEERINGCHARLES M. HORTON
To such predilections he cannot choose but make his representations of reality in large measure conform.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Officially he had no friends; those who gave best service were best rewarded, regardless of his personal predilections.
LYMAN'S HISTORY OF OLD WALLA WALLA COUNTY, VOL. 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM DENISON LYMAN
It was urged upon him that he should not intermeddle with foreign institutions or with the political predilections of individuals.
THE FELON'S TRACKMICHAEL DOHENY
These theories have been various, according to the whims or predilections of the authors.
GREAT EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICACHARLES A. GOODRICH
He had become so uninterested in his former predilections that he heard with little emotion that Vera was to marry Petros White.
MODERN BROODSCHARLOTTE MARY YONGE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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