[ pen-chuhnt ]
Part of SpeechnounOrigin + Etymology
Late 17th century; French; from French, ‘leaning, inclining’
affection affinity propensity taste tendencyweakness
antipathy disinclination dislikehate
nouna strong inclination, taste, or liking for something
nounThe family went on a ten day camping trip because they had a penchant for the great outdoors.
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