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Definition of "predilection" [pre•di•lec•tion]

  • A partiality or disposition in favor of something; a preference. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "predilection" in a sentence
  • "Of course, my predilection is for reporting, and any pundity I do I like to keep subordinate to the reportage."
  • "Personally, my predilection is toward the no-tilt side."
  • "Does a secret murmur here demand: if a discerning predilection is no crime, why, internally at least, may it not be cherished? whom can it injure or offend, that, in the hidden recesses of my own breast, I nourish superior preference of superior worth?"