Sentence Examples

  • Had been born and brought up in the Netherlands, and retained a strong predilection for his native country, but necessarily he had to pass Charles V.
  • In philosophy he began with a strong predilection for the physical side of psychology, and at an early age he came to the conclusion that all existence is sensation, and, after a lapse into noiimenalism under the influence of Fechner's Psychophysics, finally adopted a universal physical phenomenalism.
  • Most, if not all, of his wonderful attributes may be ascribed to the Irish predilection for the grotesque.
  • The history of his youth reveals no special predilection for the military service - the bent of his mind was political far more than military, but unlike the politicians of his epoch he consistently applied scientific and mathematical methods to his theories, and desired above all things a knowledge of facts in their true relation to one another.
  • Early in infection, the virus shows a distinct predilection for certain parts of the brain.

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