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predilection

296 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[pɹˌiːdɪlˈɛkʃən], [pɹˌiːdɪlˈɛkʃən], [p_ɹ_ˌiː_d_ɪ_l_ˈɛ_k_ʃ_ə_n]
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Synonyms for Predilection:

tendency (noun)

affinity, aptness, bent, bias, course, direction, disposition, grain, inclination, leaning, penchant, polarity, predisposition, proclivity, proneness, propensity, temperament, tendency, tenor, trend.

Other synonyms and related words:

Parti Pris, ability, active, affect, affection, affections, agile, alive, ambition, animated, animus, appetence, appetency, appetite, appreciation, approach, aptitude, ardour, aspiration, assumption, attachment, attitude, attraction, aversion, bag, be partial to, belief, bond, bone, capability, capacity, caprice, cast, cast of mind, cast of soul, character, chirpy, choice, chosen kind, comprehension, compulsion, conatus, conceit, conception, concupiscence, conduciveness, constitution, craving, craze, cup of tea, debility, defect, delight, desire, detestation, device, devices, diathesis, discernment, dish, dislike, drift, druthers, eagerness, eccentricity, emotional attachment, enjoyment, enthusiasm, excited, exuberant, eye, facility, faculty, fancy, fascination, fault, favor, favorite, favoritism, favour, favouritism, fear, feeling, feeling for, fervour, fetich, fetish, fixation, fixe, fixed idea, flair, flash, fondness, fool's paradise, forceful, foregone conclusion, forejudgment, frame of mind, frame of soul, frisky, genius, gift, graphic, graphical, groove, gustation, gustatory modality, gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, habit of mind, habit of soul, habitude, hang-up, hankering, happy, hasty, hearty, horror, hot, humor, hunger, idea, idiosyncrasy, image, imagination, imbued, impatient, impulse, inclining, individualism, infatuation, instinct, intense, interest, itch, jaundice, jaundiced eye, jaunty, joyful, joyous, keen, keenness, kidney, liability, lightsome, like, likes, liking, loathing, longing, love, lurch, lust, make, makeup, mania, mental set, mentis gratissimus error, mettle, mind, mind-set, mindset, mold, mood, mould, moulder, mouldy, mouthful, movement, mutual affinity, mutual attraction, nature, obsession, one-sidedness, opinion poll, orientation, orientation course, paradise, partialism, partiality, particular choice, partisanship, passion, perceptiveness, personal choice, persuasion, phobia, pleasure, preapprehension, preconceived idea, preconceived notion, preconception, preconclusion, preconsideration, predecision, predetermination, preference, prejudgement, prejudgment, prejudication, prejudice, prelation, premature judgment, prenotice, prenotion, preoccupation, prepossession, presentiment, presumption, presupposal, presupposition, presurmise, prevention, probability, proficiency, propendency, propenseness, propension, prurience, pruriency, qualities, quick, quirk, reaction, readiness, relish, sense of taste, sensitivity to, sentiment, set, slant, soft spot, spirit, squint, stamp, stomach, strain, streak, stripe, style, supposition, survey, susceptibility, sweet tooth, sympathy, talent, taste, taste perception, taste sensation, tasting, temper, tendentiousness, terror, thing, thirst, tone, tropism, turn, turn of mind, twist, type, undetachment, undispassionateness, vagary, vein, velleity, warp, weak point, weakness, whim, willingness, wish, yearning, yen, zeal, zest.

Rhymes for Predilection:

  1. injection, ejection, projection, interjection, objection, introspection, perfection, intersection, dissection, direction, resurrection, inflection, insurrection, infection, rejection, correction, election, protection, detection, reflection, recollection, inspection, selection, defection;
  2. section, flexion;
  3. complexion, affection, confection, connection, collection;
  4. disaffection, imperfection, disconnection, circumspection;
  5. overprotection, interconnection;

Quotes for Predilection:

  1. A predilection for genre fiction is symptomatic of a kind of arrested development. Thomas M. Disch.
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