Definition of tendentious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

tendentious

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//tɛnˈdɛnʃəs//
 
(formal)(usually disapproving)
 
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(of a speech, piece of writing, theory, etc.) expressing a strong opinion that people are likely to disagree with tendentious political memoirs synonym controversial
tendentiously
 
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adverb
tendentiousness
 
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noun [uncountable]
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