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Tendency

Tendency

WordNet



noun


(1)   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"
(2)   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"
(3)   An inclination to do something
"He felt leanings toward frivolity"
(4)   A general direction in which something tends to move
"The shoreward tendency of the current"
"The trend of the stock market"
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. a likelihood of behaving in a particular way or going in a particular direction; a tending toward.
    Denim has a tendency to fade.