chiefly British variant of tendentious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tendencious — adjective having or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one a tendentious account of recent elections distinguishing between verifiable fact and tendentious assertion • Syn: ↑tendentious • Similar to: ↑partisan, ↑partizan …   Useful english dictionary

  • tendencious — /tɛnˈdɛnʃəs/ (say ten denshuhs) adjective → tendentious …   Australian English dictionary

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  • tendentious — tendentiously, adv. tendentiousness, n. /ten den sheuhs/, adj. having or showing a definite tendency, bias, or purpose: a tendentious novel. Also, tendencious, tendential /ten den sheuhl/. [1895 1900; < ML tendenti(a) TENDENCY + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Turkish Courts-Martial of 1919–1920 — Armenian Genocide Background Armenians in the Ottoman Empire …   Wikipedia

  • tendentious —    Marked by a strongly implied point of view. Also spelled tendencious. Also see allegory, narrative art, and propaganda …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • tendentious — /tɛnˈdɛnʃəs / (say ten denshuhs) adjective having or showing a definite tendency, bias, or purpose; described or written so as to influence in a desired direction or present a particular point of view: *But this stance was assumed naturally, not… …   Australian English dictionary

  • tendenciós — osa, tendencious, o adj. tendancieux, euse …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • tendentious — [ten den′shəs] adj. [Ger tendenziös < tendenz (< ML tendentia), TENDENCY] characterized by a deliberate tendency or aim; esp., advancing a definite point of view [tendentious writings]: also sp. tendencious tendentiously adv.… …   English World dictionary

  • ten|den´cious|ness — ten|den|cious «tehn DEHN shuhs», adjective. tendentious: »A false and tendencious account of what had taken place (Contemporary Review). –ten|den´cious|ly, adverb. –ten|den´cious|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

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