) or preponderancy (prɪˈpɒndərənsɪ
- the quality of being greater in weight, force, influence, etc ⇒
the preponderance of right-handed people
Example Sentences Including 'preponderance'
A preponderance of facts in a verbal presentation can represent a quagmire that can bog down even the most skilled public speaker.
Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur
Do you realize that even in the Middle Ages there was a preponderance of women at worship?
Furthermore, there was a slight, but not quite statistically significant, preponderance of contented couples in the no-sex category.
Times, Sunday Times (2005)
Given the preponderance of bumper and bonnet contacts, the head and lower extremities are the most commonly injured body parts.
British Medical Journal (2002)
Schalken's preponderance of unforced errors prevented him from mounting a serious challenge.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The SADC report said "there was a preponderance of evidence suggesting deception by the MDC and not by Zanu-PF.
SA Star (2005)
Those ships were built in Britain, the United States and Canada, the great preponderance in the Kaiser yards.
to comment on this word.