HyperDic: tendentious

English > 1 sense of the word tendentious:
ADJECTIVEalltendentious, tendencioushaving or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one
tendentious > pronunciation
Soundsteh.ndeh'nshahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > tendentious: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one.
Examples
  • "a tendentious account of recent elections"
  • "distinguishing between verifiable fact and tendentious assertion"
Synonymtendencious
Broaderpartisan, partizandevoted to a cause or party
Spanishtendencioso
Catalantendenciós
Nounstendencyan attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
tendentiousnessan intentional and controversial bias
Adverbstendentiouslyin a tendentious manner

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