Definition of Tendencious

1. Adjective. Having or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one. "Distinguishing between verifiable fact and tendentious assertion"

Exact synonyms: Tendentious
Similar to: Partisan, Partizan
Derivative terms: Tendency, Tendency, Tendentiousness



Definition of Tendencious

1. Adjective. (misspelling of tendentious) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tendencious

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tendencious

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Literary usage of Tendencious

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1. The Crime by Richard Grelling (1919)
"BELGIUM, A COMMON OBJECT OF PLUNDER I said above that the Belgian reports—quite apart from their tendencious compilation by the German Government— ..."

2. Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1869)
"Islam has made a few transparently ' tendencious' changes. Gabriel here stands to the right hand of the Throne, and Michael to the left, ie the former ..."

3. Books in General by John Collings Squire (1921)
"It is tendencious. It is constructed for a particular generation and a particular place. " Do not," says the publishers' exhortation, ..."

4. The Kaiser Vs. Bismarck: Suppressed Letters by the Kaiser and New Chapters by Otto Bismarck (1920)
"... by my protest against any hypothesis of official ill will in the publication of a new and tendencious article in the Norddeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung. ..."

5. The Principles of Sociology by Edward Alsworth Ross (1920)
"It should not warp young minds by a tendencious education, nor distort the judgment of its citizens by veiled propaganda, nor secretly manipulate the guides ..."

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