preponderant

[pri-pon-der-uhnt]
adjective
superior in weight, force, influence, numbers, etc.; prevailing: a preponderant misconception.

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin praeponderant- (stem of praeponderāns), present participle of praeponderāre to outweigh. See pre-, ponder, -ant

preponderantly, adverb


overpowering, overruling, major, dominant.
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preponderant (prɪˈpɒndərənt)
 
adj
greater in weight, force, influence, etc
 
pre'ponderancy
 
n
 
pre'ponderantly
 
adv

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Example sentences
The evidence of human activities as the cause of global warming is not conclusive but it is preponderant.
The temples will have an eerie feeling without his preponderant voice being spoken.
If the religious become numerically preponderant it may be that the atavistic battles of the past will come back to life.
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