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tɛnˈdɛn ʃəs; -ʃəlten·den·tious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tendentious, tendenciousadjective

    having or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one

    "a tendentious account of recent elections"; "distinguishing between verifiable fact and tendentious assertion"

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  1. tendentiousadjective

    Having a tendency; written or spoken with a partisan, biased or prejudiced purpose.

    Etymology: Ultimately from the Latin tendere / tendō; related to the (English) tendency.

  2. tendentiousadjective

    Implicitly or explicitly slanted.

    As a supporter of the cause, his reports were tendentious in the extreme.

    Etymology: Ultimately from the Latin tendere / tendō; related to the (English) tendency.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tendentious in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tendentious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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