Usage examples for tendency

  1. Such a tendency as that will always make you trouble, I assure you. – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  2. The meditations of Athol, Buchan, and March, were of a different tendency – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  3. In the chief of the greater trials to which virtue is subject in the concerns of life- the conflict between interest and principle- the tendency of women's influence is of a very mixed character. – The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill