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Definition of Tendency

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

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

During all these years there existed within me a tendency to follow Nature in her walks.
John James Audubon

The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation; but in this long vigil he is also himself striving against a continual tendency to sleep.
Marc Chagall

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