Bent and Tendency


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Bent noun – A habitual attraction to some activity or thing.
Usage example: the perfect gift for a person of a literary bent

Tendency is a synonym for bent in inclination topic. In some cases you can use "Tendency" instead the word "Bent" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like fondness, behaviour, ability, approach. popular alternative
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Synonyms for Bent


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Tendency noun – An established pattern of behavior.
Usage example: a tendency to make snap judgments

Bent is a synonym for tendency in fondness topic. You can use "Bent" instead the word "Tendency" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as ability, inclination, approach, preference. popular alternative
Synonyms for Tendency

How words are described

human human bent human tendency
similar similar bent similar tendency
complete complete bent complete tendency
certain certain bent certain tendency
Other adjectives: heavy, strong, distinct, definite, large, serious, little, slight, general.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / The Last Leg Josh has a tendency to sit in a figure four position with the bent leg under his other leg, which is lampshaded whenever Alex impersonates him on the sofa.
  • Visual Novel / A Knight's Devotion Martyr Without a Cause: Lute places little to no value on his own life and seems bent on sacrificing himself for the sake of the royal family, a tendency which the protagonist has to convince him to rein in.
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