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Definition of "tendentious" [tendentious]

  • Marked by a strong implicit point of view; partisan: a tendentious account of the recent elections. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tendentious" in a sentence
  • "Engage in tendentious misinterpretation of said piece."
  • "But then you delight in tendentious bullshit now don’t you Matty, just like your Obambi."
  • "Finally, while this isn’t an objection specific to this line of argument, it’s worth saying one more time how obnoxious and tendentious is all this talk about the supposed rights of “foreign terrorists.”"