Predilection vs Affiliation - What's the difference?

predilection | affiliation |


As nouns the difference between predilection and affiliation

is that predilection is predilection while affiliation is the relationship resulting from affiliating one thing with another.

predilection

English

Alternative forms

* (archaic)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Condition of favoring or liking; tendency towards; proclivity; predisposition.
  • * 1987 , Edwin M. Yoder Jr., "Lewis Powell a Fine Sense of Balance," Washington Post , 29 Jun.,
  • But for him the first rule of judging was to set aside personal predilection and vote the law and the facts.
  • * 2000 , Terry McCarthy, "Lost Generation," Time Asia , 23 Oct.,
  • ... youth’s predilection for revolt.
  • * 2001 , Marina Cantacuzino, "On deadly ground," The Guardian , 13 Mar.,
  • Wilson doesn’t see any inconsistency between his socialism and his predilection for the high life.

    affiliation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The relationship resulting from affiliating one thing with another.
  • A club, society or umbrella organisation so formed, especially a trade union.