Synonym: aptitude, bent, disposition, inclination, leaning, proclivity. Similar words: independence, independent, presidency, tender, extended, dependent, agency, frequency. Meaning: ['tendənsɪ] n. 1. an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others 2. an inclination to do something 3. a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect 4. a general direction in which something tends to move.
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1 There is a tendency towards regional cooperation.
2 He has a tendency to forget things.
3 There's a growing tendency for women to marry later.
4 Greg's tendency to be critical made him unpopular with his co-workers.
5 He complained that there was a tendency to equate right-wing politics with self-interest.
6 Our life is a movement, a tendency, a steady,(www.Sentencedict.com) ceaseless progress towards an unseen goal.
7 They have a tendency to show off, to dramatize almost every situation.
8 Apparently some people have an inborn tendency to develop certain kinds of tumour.
9 There's still a tendency to see the issues in black and white.
10 The tendency towards masochism is however always linked with elements of sadism.
11 She has a tendency to generalize from her husband to all men.
12 The party threw out the Trotskyist Militant Tendency.
13 He has a tendency towards pretentiousness.
14 His tendency to utter acrimonious remarks alienated his roomates.
15 The tendency precipitates into observable motion.
16 She has a strong natural tendency towards caution.
17 They tried to stop the tendency of inflation.
18 History has an inbuilt tendency to repeat itself.
19 Substances have no tendency to expand unless heated.
20 There is a tendency to externalize all religions.
21 She has a tendency to dramatization.
22 Industry showed a tendency towards increasingly centralized administration.
23 Most children eventually outgrow a tendency toward travel sickness.
24 Prices have an upward tendency.
25 Prices continue to show an upward tendency.
26 He has a tendency to oversell himself.
27 There is a tendency for farm sizes to increase.
28 This material has a tendency to shrink when washed.
29 The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation ; the two keep in their downwad tendency.
More similar words: independence, independent, presidency, tender, extended, dependent, agency, frequency, currency, emergency, efficiency, evidence, render, gender, sentence, residence, extend, attend, intend, offender, respondent, contend, defender, vendetta, attend to, rendezvous, correspondent, attendance, pregnancy, deny.