Definition of anatomization in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˌnatəmʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/

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(also anatomisation)


[mass noun]
Very detailed analysis of something: the report’s anatomization of social disadvantage
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  • Mayhew, despite the most pedantic anatomization of the condition and variety of street-sweepers, rarely feels obliged to allude to what is actually being swept.
  • At least as important as the report's anatomization of social disadvantage was its very acknowledgement that previous Government attempts to solve the problems of disadvantaged neighbourhoods had not worked.
  • Unlike other near contemporaries such as Thomas Dekker, Whetstone's anatomization of urban failings does not slip into cynicism, nor does he take a vicarious enjoyment in the vices he describes.

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