Sentence Examples

  • He showed a predilection for poetry.
  • He displayed an early predilection for zoology and ornithology, and in later life became a skilled and enthusiastic collector, particularly of African plants and birds.
  • 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.
  • How have political predilections set by governments, the courts or special interest groups interacted with public expectation and institutional policy?
  • The junkie had a predilection for the more illicit things in life.

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