Textual thesaurus for "tendency"

(noun) inclination

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

(noun) inclination, disposition

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

(noun) leaning, propensity

an inclination to do something

he felt leanings toward frivolity

(noun) trend

a general direction in which something tends to move

the shoreward tendency of the current; the trend of the stock market