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an·a·lyt·ic

 (ăn′ə-lĭt′ĭk) or an·a·lyt·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to analysis or analytics.
b. Expert in or using analysis, especially in thinking: an analytic mind; an analytic approach. See Synonyms at logical.
2. Dividing into elemental parts or basic principles.
3. Reasoning or acting from a perception of the parts and interrelations of a subject: "Many of the most serious pianists have turned toward more analytic playing, with a renewed focus on the architecture and ideas of music" (Annalyn Swan).
4. Logic Following necessarily; tautologous: an analytic truth.
5. Mathematics
a. Using, subjected to, or capable of being subjected to a methodology involving algebra or other methods of mathematical analysis.
b. Proving a known truth by reasoning from that which is to be proved.
6. Linguistics Expressing a grammatical function by using two or more words instead of an inflected form: Vietnamese is an analytic language.

[Medieval Latin analyticus, from Greek analutikos, from analūein, to resolve; see analysis.]

an′a·lyt′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.analytical - using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles); "an analytic experiment"; "an analytic approach"; "a keenly analytic man"; "analytical reasoning"; "an analytical mind"
2.analytical - of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience; "`all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition"
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
a priori - involving deductive reasoning from a general principle to a necessary effect; not supported by fact; "an a priori judgment"
deductive - involving inferences from general principles
logical - capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning; "a logical mind"

analytical

analytic

analytical

adjective
Able to reason validly:
Translations
تَحْليلي
analytický
greinandi
analytický
çözümsel

analytical

[ˌænəˈlɪtɪkəl]
A. ADJanalítico
an analytical minduna mente analítica
B. CPD analytical psychology Npsicología f analítica

analytical

[ˌænəˈlɪtɪkəl] adj
[approach, technique, tools] → analytique; [person, mind] → analytique; [reading, study] → analytique
analytical psychology → psychologie analytique
(using chemical analysis) [research] → par analyse chimique

analytical

adjanalytisch; you should try to be more analyticalSie sollten versuchen, etwas analytischer vorzugehen; he hasn’t got a very analytical minder kann nicht analytisch denken

analytical

[ˌænəˈlɪtɪkl] analytic [ˌænəˈlɪtɪk] adjanalitico/a

analysis

(əˈnӕləsis) plural aˈnalyses (-siːz) noun
1. (a) detailed examination of something (a sentence, a chemical compound etc) especially by breaking it up into the parts of which it is made up. The chemist is making an analysis of the poison; close analysis of the situation.
2. (especially American) psycho-analysis. He is undergoing analysis for his emotional problems.
analyse (ˈӕnəlaiz) , (American) analyze verb
to examine the nature of (something) especially by breaking up (a whole) into parts. The doctor analysed the blood sample.
analyst (ˈӕnəlist) noun
1. a person who analyses. a chemical analyst.
2. (especially American) a psychiatrist.
analytical (ӕnəˈlitikl) adjective
References in classic literature ?
The mental features discoursed of as the analytical, are, in themselves, but little susceptible of analysis.
The analytical power should not be confounded with ample ingenuity; for while the analyst is necessarily ingenious, the ingenious man is often remarkably incapable of analysis.
Some, too, have baffled his analytical skill, and would be, as narratives, beginnings without an ending, while others have been but partially cleared up, and have their explanations founded rather upon conjecture and surmise than on that absolute logical proof which was so dear to him.
For in those cases in which Holmes has performed some tour de force of analytical reasoning, and has demonstrated the value of his peculiar methods of investigation, the facts themselves have often been so slight or so commonplace that I could not feel justified in laying them before the public.
Why it was that upon this beautiful feminine tissue, sensitive as gossamer, and practically blank as snow as yet, there should have been traced such a coarse pattern as it was doomed to receive; why so often the coarse appropriates the finer thus, the wrong man the woman, the wrong woman the man, many thousand years of analytical philosophy have failed to explain to our sense of order.
And over and above that he had possessed himself of the art of expressing, in quite natural language, very difficult thoughts; those abstract and metaphysical conceptions especially, in which German mind has been rich, which are bad masters, but very useful ministers towards the understanding, towards an analytical survey, of all that the intellect has produced.
Already the zest of combat, which of old had been so keen and lasting, had died down, and he discovered that he was self- analytical, too much so to live, single heart and single hand, so primitive an existence.
In short, he possesses exactly that analytical faculty to which I alluded just now.
Lastly, to complete this overwhelming testimony, two analytical chemists actually produced in Court the arsenic which they had found in the body, in a quantity admittedly sufficient to have killed two persons instead of one.
The only point in the case which deserved mention was the curious analytical reasoning from effects to causes by which I succeeded in unraveling it.
Meantime the retainer goes round, like a gloomy Analytical Chemist: always seeming to say, after 'Chablis, sir?
He had some analytical genius, no doubt; but he was by no means such a phenomenon as Poe appeared to imagine.
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