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Analytical - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Analytical' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Analytical [ a.]
- Of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment; analytic reasoning; -- opposed to synthetic.

Meaning of 'Analytical' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . analytical [ a]
Meaning (1):
- using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
Example in sentence:
  • a keenly analytic man;
  • an analytic approach;
  • an analytic experiment;
  • an analytical mind;
  • analytical reasoning
Meaning (2):
- of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience
Example in sentence:
  • `all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition