That should bother you even if you think that the preponderance of the evidence says that MacDonald is guilty.
Many people, both in America and abroad, are uneasy with this preponderance.
In the past 20 years, the preponderance of global companies have both increased revenue and shed costs.
1680s, "greater weight," from Latin praeponderans, present participle of praeponderare "make heavier" (see preponderate). Sense of "greater importance" is from 1780; that of "greater number" is from 1845.