Predilection

Predilection – /ˌpriːdɪˈlɛkʃ(ə)n/

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as an established preference for something. 

Thesaurus.com refers to it as an inclination towards something.

This word is not as common in everyday usage as synonyms are more commonly used.

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Examples of the word in a sentence include:

  1. He has a predilection for big houses and cars.
  2. She has a predilection for men wearing glasses.

Synonyms for the word ‘predilection’.

  1. Liking
  2. Fancy
  3. Weakness
  4. Fondness
  5. Partiality
  6. Taste
  7. Love

There are still many more synonyms in English for the word ‘predilection’. Give yourself an assignment… think of another. Until next time…. I am beginning to have a predilection for a cold drink and a good book.

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