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  Words related to tendency

Related / Similar Words: inclination, disposition, leaning, propensity, trend

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • an inclination to do something; "he felt leanings toward frivolity";
  • a general direction in which something tends to move; "the shoreward tendency of the current"; "the trend of the stock market";

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    Hyponyms: electronegativity, negativity, stainability, desire, direction, drift, trend, movement, Call, denominationalism, devices, sympathy, understanding, favoritism, favouritism, proclivity, propensity, leaning, bent, set, literalism, perseveration, predisposition, favor, favour, disfavor, disfavour, dislike, disapproval, partiality, partisanship, impartiality, nonpartisanship

     

    Derivational Morphology: tend, be given, lean, incline, run, dispose

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 趨勢   Dutch: neiging  
    Finnish: taipumus   French: tendance  
    German: Tendenz   Hungarian: irány  
    Italian: tendenza   Japanese: 傾向  
    Korean: 경향   Portuguese: tendência  
    Russian: тенденция   Spanish: tendencia  
    Swedish: tendens  
     
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