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〔 ˋtєndәnsI 〕


〔 ˊtendәnsi 〕

Overview of noun tendency

The noun tendency has 4 senses

  • inclination, disposition, tendency -- (an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others; "he had an inclination to give up too easily"; "a tendency to be too strict")

  • leaning, propensity, tendency -- (an inclination to do something; "he felt leanings toward frivolity")

  • tendency, inclination -- (a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect; "the alkaline inclination of the local waters"; "fabric with a tendency to shrink")

  • tendency, trend -- (a general direction in which something tends to move; "the shoreward tendency of the current"; "the trend of the stock market")