Definition of Tendencies

1. Noun. (plural of tendency) ¹



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Definition of Tendencies

1. tendency [n] - See also: tendency

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Literary usage of Tendencies

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1. Educational Psychology: Briefer Course by Edward Lee Thorndike (1914)
"To most of my readers it will seem evident that original nature includes tendencies that are good, tendencies that can be used for good, and tendencies that ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1891)
"SUPPOSED tendencies TO SOCIALISM.* BT WILLIAM GRAHAM, MA, ... logical outcome of certain tendencies which now prevail or which are thought to prevail; and, ..."

3. Educational Psychology by Edward Lee Thorndike (1913)
"The first of these general tendencies everyone properly takes for granted. ... ORIGINAL tendencies TO CONSCIOUSNESS Little need be said of ..."

4. History of Economic Thought: A Critical Account of the Origin and by Lewis Henry Haney (1920)
"PESSIMISTIC tendencies It has been suggested that there were both optimistic and pessimistic tendencies embedded in the Wealth of Nations. ..."

5. History of Economic Thought: A Critical Account of the Origin and by Lewis Henry Haney (1920)
"OPTIMISTIC tendencies THOUGH one should refrain from calling Malthus and Ricardo ... They developed pessimistic tendencies. But while the English Classical ..."

6. Studies in History and Jurisprudence by James Bryce Bryce (1901)
"Now let us see what are the chief among the tendencies which in political ... So far as individual men are concerned; all the tendencies that work on them ..."

7. Studies in History and Jurisprudence by James Bryce Bryce (1901)
"Now let vis see what are the chief among the tendencies which in political ... So far as individual men are concerned, all the tendencies that work on them ..."

8. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1899)
"tendencies OF THE AMERICAN DEMOCRACY AS REGARDS THE SALARIES OF PUBLIC OFFICERS In democracies those who establish high salaries have no chance of profiting ..."

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