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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
affinity, aim, an ear for, an eye for, animus, aptitude, aptness, azimuth, bag, bearing, bent, bias, body-build, brand, capacity for, cast, chance, character, characteristic, characteristics, chosen kind, complexion, composition, constituents, constitution, course, crasis, cup of tea, current, curve, custom, dharma, diathesis, direction, direction line, disposition, drift, druthers, eccentricity, ethos, expectation, fair expectation, fancy, favor, favorable prospect, felicity, fiber, flair, frame, genius, genius for, gift for, good chance, grain, habit, heading, helmsmanship, hue, humor, humors, idiosyncrasy, ilk, inclination, inclining, individualism, innate aptitude, kidney, kind, lay, leaning, liability, lie, likelihood, likeliness, line, line of direction, line of march, make, makeup, mental set, mettle, mind, mind-set, mold, movement, nature, navigation, odds, orientation, outlook, partiality, particular choice, penchant, personal choice, physique, piloting, point, predilection, predisposition, preference, prejudice, prepossession, presumption, presumptive evidence, probabilism, probability, proclivity, proneness, propensity, property, prospect, quality, quarter, range, readiness, reasonable ground, reasonable hope, run, set, shift, slant, somatotype, sort, spirit, stamp, steerage, steering, strain, streak, stripe, style, suchness, susceptibility, system, taste, temper, temperament, tenor, thing, tone, track, trend, turn, turn for, turn of mind, twist, type, usage, vein, verisimilitude, warp, way, well-grounded hope
Dictionary Results for tendency:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
tendency
    n 1: 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" [syn:
         inclination, disposition, tendency]
    2: an inclination to do something; "he felt leanings toward
       frivolity" [syn: leaning, propensity, tendency]
    3: 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" [syn: tendency, inclination]
    4: a general direction in which something tends to move; "the
       shoreward tendency of the current"; "the trend of the stock
       market" [syn: tendency, trend]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
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.
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         Writings of this kind, if conducted with candor, have a
         more particular tendency to the good of their country.
                                                  --Addison.
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         In every experimental science, there is a tendency
         toward perfection.                       --Macaulay.
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   Syn: Disposition; inclination; proneness; drift; scope; aim.
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