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tendency

synonym (synonym of tendency)

  • (noun.cognition)
    an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.feeling)
    an inclination to do something (noun.feeling)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.location)
    a general direction in which something tends to move (noun.location)
     

hypernym (tendency IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect (noun.attribute)
    a natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing (noun.attribute)
     
  • a general direction in which something tends to move (noun.location)
    a line leading to a place or point (noun.location)
     
  • an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others (noun.cognition)
    a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways (noun.cognition)
     
  • an inclination to do something (noun.feeling)
    that toward which you are inclined to feel a liking (noun.feeling)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF tendency relation)

  • a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect (noun.attribute)
    (genetics) the tendency of a crossbred organism to have qualities superior to those of either parent (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the tendency to float in water or other liquid (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    (chemistry) the tendency of an atom or radical to attract electrons in the formation of an ionic bond (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    (cytology) the capacity of cells or cell parts to stain specifically with certain dyes (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    an inclination to want things (noun.attribute)
     
  • an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others (noun.cognition)
    a general course along which something has a tendency to develop (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a general tendency to change (as of opinion) (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the tendency, in Protestantism, to separate into religious denominations or to advocate such separations (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    an inclination or desire; used in the plural in the phrase `left to your own devices' (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    an inclination to favor some person or group (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a natural inclination (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a disposition to interpret statements in their literal sense (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the tendency for a memory or idea to persist or recur without any apparent stimulus for it (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    an inclination to approve (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    an inclination to weigh both views or opinions equally (noun.cognition)
     

derivation (.... is derived from tendency)

  • a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect (noun.attribute)
    have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined (verb.stative)
     
  • an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others (noun.cognition)
    make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief (verb.cognition)
     
  • (adj.all)
    having or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation disposition inclination leaning trend disposition attitude mental attitude inclination direction way heterosis hybrid vigor buoyancy electronegativity stainability desire be given incline lean dispose tendencious tendentious

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