Over-analytic



[an-l-it-ik] /ˌæn lˈɪt ɪk/

adjective
1.
pertaining to or proceeding by analysis (opposed to ).
2.
skilled in or habitually using analysis.
3.
(of a language) characterized by a relatively frequent use of function words, auxiliary verbs, and changes in word order to express syntactic relations, rather than of inflected forms.
Compare (def 3), (def 1).
4.
Logic. (of a proposition) necessarily true because its denial involves a contradiction, as “All husbands are married.”.
5.
Mathematics.

/ˌænəˈlɪtɪk/
adjective
1.
relating to analysis
2.
capable of or given to analysing: an analytic mind
3.
(linguistics) Also isolating. denoting languages, such as Chinese, whose morphology is characterized by analysis Compare synthetic (sense 3), agglutinative (sense 2), polysynthetic
4.
(logic, of a proposition)

5.
(maths) Also regular, holomorphic. (of a function of a complex variable) having a derivative at each point of its domain
adj.

c.1600, from Medieval Latin analyticus, from Greek analytikos “analytical,” from analytos “dissolved” (see analysis).

analytic an·a·lyt·ic (ān’ə-lĭt’ĭk) or an·a·lyt·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.

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