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1. preponderance

noun. ['priːˈpɑːndrəns'] superiority in power or influence.

Synonyms

  • powerfulness

Antonyms

  • subtract
  • majority

Etymology

  • praepondero (Latin)
  • pondero (Latin)

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Rhymes with Preponderance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

Sentences with preponderance


1. Noun, singular or mass
Climates with warm weather and a preponderance of sunny days are best suited for outdoor riding.

Quotes about preponderance


1. She never got a chance to fall out of love, to do it properly, slowly and thoroughly, and the result was he was like a phantom limb. Gone but still there. And like a true phantom limb, the preponderance of feelings associated with him were painful.
- Sarah Dunn

2. We have not given science too big a place in our education, but we have made a perilous mistake in giving it too great a preponderance in method in every other branch of study.
- Woodrow Wilson

2. preponderance

noun. ['priːˈpɑːndrəns'] exceeding in heaviness; having greater weight.

Synonyms

  • heaviness

Antonyms

  • particularity
  • divide

Etymology

  • praepondero (Latin)
  • pondero (Latin)

3. preponderance

noun. ['priːˈpɑːndrəns'] a superiority in numbers or amount.

Synonyms

  • figure
  • number

Antonyms

  • integrate
  • differentiate
  • add

Etymology

  • praepondero (Latin)
  • pondero (Latin)
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