tendency

413 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[tˈɛndənsɪ], [tˈɛndənsɪ], [t_ˈɛ_n_d_ə_n_s_ɪ]
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Synonyms for Tendency:

habit (noun)

acclimation, addiction, conventionality, custom, daily grind, disposition, familiarity, fixed ways, habit, instinct, leaning, lifestyle, mannerism, regularity, routine, rut, second nature, temperament, tradition, trait, treadmill, way of life, wont.

susceptibility (noun)

apt, exposed, liability, likelihood, likeliness, potentiality, probability, proneness, susceptibility, vulnerability.

tendency (noun)

affinity, aptness, bent, bias, course, direction, grain, inclination, penchant, polarity, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tenor, trend.

Other synonyms and related words:

Involuntariness, ability, affect, affectation, affection, aim, ambiance, ambience, angle of dip, angle of inclination, animus, appetence, appetency, appetite, applicability, approach, aptitude, aspiration, atmosphere, attend, attitude, attraction, aura, azimuth, bag, bearing, bend, bending, bending forward, blind impulse, body-build, bone, brand, bull's eye, burden, capability, capacity, capacity for, cast, chance, character, characteristic, characteristics, chosen kind, chronic, climate, collimation, complexion, composition, compulsion, conatus, conduciveness, connotation, constituents, constitution, contribute, crasis, cui bono, cultivate, cup of tea, current, curve, delight, design, desire, destination, determination, determine, device, devices, dharma, diathesis, diet, differentia, dip, direction line, disagreeableness, disposal, dispose, distinctive feature, drift, drive, druthers, eagerness, eccentricity, effect, empathy, end, endeavor, endowment, enthusiasm, essence, ethos, expectation, facility, faculty, fair expectation, fancy, fashion, fault, favor, favorable prospect, favoritism, favour, favouritism, feel, feeling, feeling for, felicity, fiber, final cause, flair, flavour, flaw, flow, foible, fondness, frame, frame of mind, future, genius, genius for, get, ghostly apparition, gift, gift for, gist, goal, good chance, govern, habit-forming, habitual, habitude, heading, helmsmanship, hue, humor, humors, humour, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, ilk, impartiality, implication, import, impression, impulse, inborn proclivity, incarnation, incidence, incline, inclining, individualism, individuality, individuity, induce, inference, influence, innate aptitude, innate proclivity, instrumentality, intending, intent, intention, intuition, jaundice, kidney, kind, knack, lay, lead, lean, leaning to, lection, lie, like, liking, line, line of direction, line of march, list, literalism, love, lurch, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, mainstream, make, makeup, manner, mark, meaning, mental capacity, mental set, methylated spirit, mettle, mind, mind-set, mindset, mold, mood, motion, mould, moulder, mouldy, movement, murmur, mythical fairy, name, natural impulse, natural tendency, nature, navigation, nisus, nonpartisanship, nurture, object, odds, opinion, orientation, outlook, overtone, partiality, particular choice, particularity, partisanship, peculiarity, persona, personal choice, personality, persuasion, physique, piloting, point, point of view, position, possibility, posture, practice, predetermination, predispose, preference, prejudgment, prejudice, prepare, prepossession, presumption, presumptive evidence, probabilism, progress, promise, property, prospect, purport, purpose, quality, quarter, range, readiness, reading, reasonable ground, reasonable hope, religious conviction, relish, ritual, run, scope, sense, sensitivity, sensitivity to, sentiment, set, shift, shtick, significance, singularity, sixth sense, skill, slant, soft spot, somatotype, sort, specialite, specificness, spirit, spontaneity, squint, stamp, state, steerage, steering, steering steerage, stimulate, stock, strain, streak, stream, stretch, strike, stripe, style, subconscious, subcurrent, subservience, substance, suchness, suggestion, sway, sweep, swing, sympathy, system, tack, talent, target, taste, technicality, temper, tend, tendency toward, tendentiousness, theme, thing, thought, thread, threat, thrust, tide, tilt, tinge, tone, track, trending, tropism, turn, turn for, turn of mind, turning, twist, type, unconformity, undercurrent, undertone, usage, vector, vein, velleity, verisimilitude, version, vibes, vibrations, vice, view, viewpoint, vogue, warp, wave, way, weakness, well-grounded hope, willingness, wind, zeal, zest.

Rhymes for Tendency:

  1. dependency, ascendency, ascendancy;

Quotes for Tendency:

  1. There's too much tendency to attribute to God the evils that man does of his own free will. Agatha Christie.
  2. I'll miss the relationships I have built with these actors. I'll miss the devotion we have to this work. Over this length of time, the tendency is to think it will never end. Dennis Franz.
  3. I avoid clients for whom advertising is only a marginal factor in their marketing mix. They have an awkward tendency to raid their advertising appropriations whenever they need cash for other purposes. David Ogilvy.