Origin of preponderant
Examples from the Web for preponderantly
The life mode in both is sensitively sympathetic, or preponderantly sympathetic.Fantasia of the Unconscious|D. H. Lawrence
This school was located near the fighting-line, and its instructors were preponderantly American.Our Army at the Front|Heywood Broun
Hitherto the sexual impulse has been preponderantly autoerotic; it now finds the sexual object.
A noble of high rank was usually chosen as grand master, and this gave him a preponderantly strong position.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
The character of the sexual manifestation showed itself to be preponderantly masturbatic.
British Dictionary definitions for preponderantly
Word Origin and History for preponderantly
mid-15c., from Latin praeponderantem (nominative praeponderans), present participle of praeponderare (see preponderate).