Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun predilection

2 senses of predilection

Sense 1
predilection, preference, orientation -- (a predisposition in favor of something; "a predilection for expensive cars"; "his sexual preferences"; "showed a Marxist orientation")
       => predisposition -- (an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way)

Sense 2
preference, penchant, predilection, taste -- (a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney")
       => liking -- (a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment; "I've always had a liking for reading"; "she developed a liking for gin")

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