PREDILECTION in a Sentence

Learn PREDILECTION from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Free Online Vocabulary Test
Word in Sentence
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works?
Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of PREDILECTION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  condition of favoring or liking; tendency towards; preference
Classic Sentence:
1  Natural philosophy is the genius that has regulated my fate; I desire, therefore, in this narration, to state those facts which led to my predilection for that science.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
2  It must be owned, that if an interest displayed in his success could have bribed the Disinherited Knight, the part of the lists before which he paused had merited his predilection.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
3  But man has such a predilection for systems and abstract deductions that he is ready to distort the truth intentionally, he is ready to deny the evidence of his senses only to justify his logic.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: VII
Example Sentence:
1  Although I have written all sorts of poetry over the years, I have a definite predilection for occasional verse.