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analytical

Line breaks: ana|lyt¦ic¦al
Pronunciation: /anəˈlɪtɪk(ə)l
 
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Definition of analytical in English:

adjective

Relating to or using analysis or logical reasoning.
Example sentences
  • The analytical reason for charitable generosity is, of course, the alleviation of guilt.
  • Let's take a close look at Mercury, the planet connected with logical analytical thought.
  • But how can ID claim to be a critical analytical theory worthy of study in a science classroom?
Synonyms
systematic, logical, scientific, inquisitive, investigative, enquiring, methodical, organized, well organized, ordered, orderly, meticulous, rigorous, searching, critical, interpretative, diagnostic, exact, precise, accurate, mathematical, regulated, controlled, rational

Derivatives

analytically

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adverb
Example sentences
  • The left's patronizing quasi-colonialist view of the benighted Arabs was not just analytically incorrect.
  • He took this jury, obviously, analytically through the evidence.
  • Actually, I've never really thought about this analytically.

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