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Definition of "analytical" []

  • Of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment (adjective)
  • Analytic reasoning as opposed to synthetic. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "analytical" in a sentence
  • "When Western translations use the term analytical meditation for "discerning meditation," it gives the impression that this first phase of the meditation, inferential cognition, is the only phase."
  • "In addition to grammar in the sense we know the study to-day, grammar in the old Roman and mediaeval mind also included much of what we know as the analytical side of the study of literature, such as comparison, analysis, versification, prosody, word formations, figures of speech, and vocal expression (R. 76)."
  • "He proposed the development of an automatic computational machine, what he called the analytical engine, which he was not actually able to build given the technological limitations of his era."