Definitions of tendency:
- noun: a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect
Example: "Fabric with a tendency to shrink"
- noun: a general direction in which something tends to move
Example: "The shoreward tendency of the current"
- noun: an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
Example: "A tendency to be too strict"
- noun: an inclination to do something
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