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predilection
Definition:
A favorable prepossession; preference.

Synonyms:

noun
affection
love, warmth, Amore.
attitude
headset, notion, stance, Philosophies, headsets, head-set, mindtrip, say so, like it is, where one is at.
bent
druthers, facility, flair, forte, proneness, thing for, weakness for.
cognition
orientation, predilection, preference.
desire
doting, lustfulness, prurience, pruriency, salacity, libidinousness, salacities.
emotion
sentiment.
inclination, preference toward something
bent, bias, cup of tea, dish, druthers, fancy, flash, fondness, groove, inclining, leaning, liking, love, mindset, partiality, penchant, predisposition, proclivity, proneness, propensity, taste, tendency, thing, type, weakness.
liking
Palates.
obsession
fetish.
partiality
study at prejudice.
persuasion
school of thought.
predilection
orientation, penchant, preference, taste.
tendency
affinity, aptness, bent, bias, course, direction, disposition, grain, inclination, leaning, penchant, polarity, predisposition, proclivity, proneness, propensity, temperament, tendency, tenor, trend.
weakness
faintness, inconstancy, invalidity, powerlessness, vitiation, weak point, inconstancies, chink in armor, invalidities, sore point.
Examples of usage:
  1. Like most persons of his caste of mind, his predilection for pet animals was a prominent instinct. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  2. It seems to me that it has become in a manner incumbent on the Europeans to visit them once in three or four years, in order to supply them with those conveniences which we have introduced among them, and have given them a predilection for. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  3. Natural philosophy is the genius that has regulated my fate; I desire, therefore, in this narration, to state those facts which led to my predilection for that science. – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  4. The predilection for transporting all kinds of commodities on horseback was so general, that the fuel consumed in Kendal came to the town in this manner. – Bygone Cumberland and Westmorland by Daniel Scott
  5. He was but one generation removed from the soil; and he looked with a strong natural sympathy and affectionate predilection upon whatever reminded him of this origin. – Essays on Scandinavian Literature by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen

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