Definition of Tendentiousness

1. Noun. An intentional and controversial bias.

Generic synonyms: Bias, Preconception, Prejudice
Derivative terms: Tendentious



Definition of Tendentiousness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being tendentious. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tendentiousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tendentiousness

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Literary usage of Tendentiousness

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1. The Temple of Apollo Bassitas by Frederick A. Cooper (1996)
"1 39— 145) contribute abbreviated summaries which eschew the usual tendentiousness of the subject. H. T Wade-Gery (I 966) had already provided an enduring ..."

2. Fighting for the Good Cause: Reflections on Francis Galton's Legacy to by Gerald Sweeney (2001)
"So jarring a mixture of qualities makes it difficult to distinguish tendentiousness from near- pathological inconsistency. As one example that could be ..."

3. A Critical Review of American Politics by Charles Reemelin (1881)
"It is an idea foreign to the Germanic races, it was never thoroughly English, and even in France it is used more from political tendentiousness than with ..."

4. Responding to Low-Intensity Conflict Challenges by Stephen Blank (1993)
"This point seems to be the one that causes the most tendentiousness in Israeli political circles. See "The Peace Israel Will Propose," The Economist, ..."

5. High-Impact Terrorism: Proceedings of a Russian-American Workshop by Rossiĭskai︠a︡ akademii︠a︡ nauk, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), Carnegie Corporation of New York (2002)
"Therefore, I will touch on a few issues and predictions advanced by West- em researchers, since it is more difficult to suspect them of tendentiousness. ..."

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