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1. tendency

noun. ['ˈtɛndənsi'] an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others.

Synonyms

  • devices
  • understanding
  • literalism
  • set
  • denominationalism
  • leaning
  • predisposition
  • direction
  • movement
  • disposition
  • perseveration
  • drift
  • mental attitude
  • favor
  • propensity
  • sympathy
  • nonpartisanship
  • trend
  • proclivity
  • favoritism
  • bent
  • inclination
  • disfavor
  • disfavour
  • impartiality
  • attitude
  • partisanship
  • disapproval
  • Call
  • dislike
  • favour
  • partiality

Antonyms

  • partiality
  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize

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Words that Rhyme with Tendency

  • dependency
  • ascendency
  • ascendancy

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A common misspelling of tendency is tendancy

Example sentences of the word tendency


1. Noun, singular or mass
This section has a tendency to trip up the casual reader of an appraisal report.

Quotes containing the word tendency


1. I have a tendency to sabotage relationships; I have a tendency to sabotage everything. Fear of success, fear of failure, fear of being afraid. Useless, good-for-nothing thoughts.
- Michael Buble

2. I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?
- Ernest Hemingway

3. I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?
- Ernest Hemingway

2. tendency

noun. ['ˈtɛndənsi'] an inclination to do something.

Synonyms

  • inclination
  • propensity

Antonyms

  • desynchronize
  • blur
  • desynchronise

3. tendency

noun. ['ˈtɛndənsi'] a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect.

Synonyms

  • stainability
  • negativity
  • heterosis
  • electronegativity
  • disposition
  • inclination
  • buoyancy
  • desire

Antonyms

  • unperceptive
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize

4. tendency

noun. ['ˈtɛndənsi'] a general direction in which something tends to move.

Synonyms

  • way
  • direction

Antonyms

  • summerize
  • ascend
  • rise
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