Misanalyze



[an-l-ahyz] /ˈæn lˌaɪz/

verb (used with object), analyzed, analyzing.
1.
to separate (a material or abstract entity) into constituent parts or elements; determine the elements or essential features of (opposed to ):
to analyze an argument.
2.
to examine critically, so as to bring out the essential elements or give the essence of:
to analyze a poem.
3.
to examine carefully and in detail so as to identify causes, key factors, possible results, etc.
4.
to subject to mathematical, chemical, grammatical, etc., .
5.
to :
a patient who has been analyzed by two therapists.
v.

c.1600, “to dissect,” from French analyser, from analyse (see analysis). Literature sense is attested from 1610s; meaning in chemistry dates from 1660s. General sense of “to examine closely” dates from 1809; psychological sense is from 1909. Related: Analyzed; analyzing.

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