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Definition of Tendency


  1. Direction or course toward any place, object, effect, or result; drift; causal or efficient influence to bring about an effect or result.

Tendency Quotations

I'm a quasi-only child. With my brother and sister, I've more of a tendency to be semi-maternal. So, yes, I spent a lot of time talking to myself - I had this big dressing-up box and would just dress up as lots of characters and talk back to myself... Verging on schizophrenia, I suppose, if you analyse it carefully.
Natalie Dormer

Sometimes negative news does come out, but it is often exaggerated and manipulated to spread scandal. Journalists sometimes risk becoming ill from coprophilia and thus fomenting coprophagia: which is a sin that taints all men and women, that is, the tendency to focus on the negative rather than the positive aspects.
Pope Francis

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

I sometimes have a tendency to walk on the dark side.
J. K. Rowling

Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
Tim Berners-Lee
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Tendency Translations

tendency in Afrikaans is lus
tendency in Danish is tendens
tendency in Dutch is wilsbeschikking, gesteldheid, aanleg
tendency in Finnish is taipumus
tendency in French is tendance, aptitude, inclinaison
tendency in German is Tendenz {f}, Tendenz, Neigung {f}, Absicht {f}
tendency in Italian is declinazione
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