synonym study for tendency
OTHER WORDS FROM tendencycoun·ter·tend·en·cy, noun, plural coun·ter·tend·en·cies.
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Yoshiro Mori, president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee, on Wednesday said women have an “annoying” tendency to make meetings run unnecessarily long in comments that he sought to retract Thursday.Tokyo Olympics chief says women talk too much at meetings, calls it ‘annoying’|Matt Bonesteel|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Humans, too, developed a tendency to clump together in the face of danger.Want to Get Out Alive? Follow the Ants - Issue 95: Escape|Conor Myhrvold|January 28, 2021|Nautilus
I still very much have those tendencies to want to preserve anything that I think is important cultural information.A thrift shop photo album is full of mystery photos of a District family|John Kelly|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Meanwhile, Graham tried to pick up his future teammates’ tendencies and favorite shooting spots.James Graham III could still be in high school. Instead, he’s settling in at Maryland.|Emily Giambalvo|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
Leaders with authoritarian tendencies and social media don’t mix well.Authoritarians have a love-hate relationship with social media|Yinka Adegoke|January 16, 2021|Quartz
They either have a tendency to hyperbolize and make life much more glamorous and titillating than it is, or the other way.Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But I do think if you look at history and you do believe that history has a tendency to do what?Pro-Palestinian Group Lectured On Skirting Terror Laws|Shane Harris|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In New York, district attorneys have a tendency to grow moss-bound in their roles.Meet Dan Donovan, the Prosecutor Who Let Eric Garner’s Killer Walk|David Freedlander|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite his tendency to speak frankly on political issues, he insists that neither he nor his group are politically active.
The Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast has a tendency to lose its guests in the middle of the night.Would You Stay in Lizzie Borden’s Ax-Murder House?|Nina Strochlic|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many British Ferns evidence a marked tendency to “sport,” and this is a fact which the beginner should always bear in mind.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
There is still a general tendency in universities on both sides of the Atlantic to treat propaganda as infection.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
"It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
With less intelligent children traces of this tendency to take pictorial representation for reality may appear as late as four.
This tendency to take art-representations for realities reappears even in the mental attitude of a child towards his stories.