Variant of tendency
- an inclination to move or act in a particular direction or way; constant disposition to some action or state; leaning; bias; propensity; bent
- a course or apparent course toward some purpose, object, or result; drift
- a definite purpose or point of view in something said or written
Origin: ML tendentia from Classical Latin tendens, present participle of tendere, to tend
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