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Definition of Tendency

Tendency
Tendency Tend"en*cy, n.; pl. Tendencies. [L. tendents, -entis, p. pr. of tendere: cf. F. tendance. See Tend to move.] Direction or course toward any place, object, effect, or result; drift; causal or efficient influence to bring about an effect or result. Writings of this kind, if conducted with candor, have a more particular tendency to the good of their country. --Addison. In every experimental science, there is a tendency toward perfection. --Macaulay. Syn: Disposition; inclination; proneness; drift; scope; aim.

Meaning of Tendency from wikipedia

- Tendency or tendencies may refer to: Central tendency, a central or typical value for a probability distribution Seasonal tendencies, a qualities of economic...
- In statistics, a central tendency (or measure of central tendency) is a central or typical value for a probability distribution. It may also be called...
- Suicidal tendencies is the propensity for a person to have suicidal ideation or to make suicide attempts. It may also refer to: Suicidal Tendencies, a band...
- Battle Tendency (****anese: 戦闘潮流, Hepburn: Sentō Chōryū) is the second story arc of the manga series JoJo's Bizarre Adventure written and illustrated by...
- The Militant tendency, or Militant, was a Trotskyist group in the British Labour Party, organised around the Militant newspaper, which launched in 1964...
- of the same name: Phantom Blood (ファントムブラッド, Fantomu Buraddo) and Battle Tendency (戦闘潮流, Sentō Chōryū). The Phantom Blood arc, which aired on Tokyo MX between...
- tendency principle is a test which permits restriction of freedom of speech by government if it is believed that a form of speech has a sole tendency...
- The Pathfinder tendency is the unofficial name of a group of historically Trotskyist organizations that cooperate politically and organizationally with...
- Conservatism bias, the tendency to insufficiently revise one's belief when presented with new evidence. Functional fixedness, a tendency limiting a person...
- Suicidal Tendencies is an American crossover thrash band formed in 1980 in Venice, California, by vocalist Mike Muir, who is the only remaining original...