tendency

Purpose vs Tendency - What's the difference?

purpose | tendency | Related terms |

Purpose is a related term of tendency.


As nouns the difference between purpose and tendency

is that purpose is an object to be reached; a target; an aim; a goal while tendency is a likelihood of behaving in a particular way or going in a particular direction; a tending toward.

As a verb purpose

is have set as one's purpose; resolve to accomplish; intend; plan.

Tendency vs Prepossession - What's the difference?

tendency | prepossession | Related terms |

Tendency is a related term of prepossession.


As nouns the difference between tendency and prepossession

is that tendency is a likelihood of behaving in a particular way or going in a particular direction; a tending toward while prepossession is preoccupation; having possession beforehand.

Tendency vs Attachment - What's the difference?

tendency | attachment | Related terms |

Tendency is a related term of attachment.


As nouns the difference between tendency and attachment

is that tendency is a likelihood of behaving in a particular way or going in a particular direction; a tending toward while attachment is the act or process of (physically or figuratively) attaching.

Direction vs Tendency - What's the difference?

direction | tendency | Related terms |

Direction is a related term of tendency.


As nouns the difference between direction and tendency

is that direction is the action of directing; pointing (something) or looking towards while tendency is a likelihood of behaving in a particular way or going in a particular direction; a tending toward.

Tendency vs Dependency - What's the difference?

tendency | dependency |


As nouns the difference between tendency and dependency

is that tendency is a likelihood of behaving in a particular way or going in a particular direction; a tending toward while dependency is a state of dependence; a refusal to exercise initiative.

Tendency vs Intend - What's the difference?

tendency | intend |


As a noun tendency

is a likelihood of behaving in a particular way or going in a particular direction; a tending toward.

As a verb intend is

to fix the mind upon (something to be accomplished); be intent upon; mean; design; plan; purpose .

Climate vs Tendency - What's the difference?

climate | tendency |


As nouns the difference between climate and tendency

is that climate is (obsolete) an area of the earth's surface between two parallels of latitude while tendency is a likelihood of behaving in a particular way or going in a particular direction; a tending toward.

As a verb climate

is (poetic|obsolete) to dwell.

Potency vs Tendency - What's the difference?

potency | tendency |


As nouns the difference between potency and tendency

is that potency is strength while tendency is a likelihood of behaving in a particular way or going in a particular direction; a tending toward.

Addiction vs Tendency - What's the difference?

addiction | tendency |


As nouns the difference between addiction and tendency

is that addiction is (medicine) a state that is characterized by compulsive drug use or compulsive engagement in rewarding behavior, despite negative consequencesangres dh, bettinardi-angres k (october 2008) "the disease of addiction: origins, treatment, and recovery" dis mon 54 (10): 696–721 doi:101016/jdisamonth200807002 pmid 18790142malenka rc, nestler ej, hyman se (2009) "chapter 15: reinforcement and addictive disorders" in sydor a, brown ry molecular neuropharmacology: a foundation for clinical neuroscience (2nd ed) new york: mcgraw-hill medical pp 364–365, 375 isbn 9780071481274 "the defining feature of addiction is compulsive, out-of-control drug use, despite negative consequences compulsive eating, shopping, gambling, and sex–so-called “natural addictions”– indeed, addiction to both drugs and behavioral rewards may arise from similar dysregulation of the mesolimbic dopamine system" while tendency is a likelihood of behaving in a particular way or going in a particular direction; a tending toward.

Urge vs Tendency - What's the difference?

urge | tendency |


As nouns the difference between urge and tendency

is that urge is gopher (a small burrowing furry rodent) while tendency is a likelihood of behaving in a particular way or going in a particular direction; a tending toward.

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