(adjective) marked by a tendency in favor of a particular point of view; biased
what a tendentious definition of reality she proposes
consciousness--what used to be called, rather tendentiously, the faculty of contemplation
(appropriately for a piece against tendentiousness, the small details are unavoidable [...])
on Host's footnotes
mainstream economics’ account of dysfunctions in the economy as being the result of a cleavage between traditionalist principles of moral economy and rational-modern principles amounts to a tendentious misrepresentation, for it hides the fact that the ‘economic’ economy is also a moral economy, for those with commanding powers in the market
These are tendentious stabs at critique, designed to back up Short’s notion of a drip-drip-drip effect of colonial inculcation, and they are weak ones.
This had always been Kennan’s tendential position. It now became the official US position.
‘Without firing a single shot we were victorious,’ Kerensky wrote, ten years later. The ‘we’ was breathtakingly tendentious.
on the Kornilov revolt
a combination of misunderstanding of the Pravda edits and rather tendentious retellings
The Woman Warrior’s tendentiousness is feminist