[an-l-ahyz] /ˈæn lˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), analyzed, analyzing.
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.
to examine critically, so as to bring out the essential elements or give the essence of:
to analyze a poem.
to examine carefully and in detail so as to identify causes, key factors, possible results, etc.
to subject to mathematical, chemical, grammatical, etc., .
a patient who has been analyzed by two therapists.
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.
[out-wit] /ˌaʊtˈwɪt/ verb (used with object), outwitted, outwitting. 1. to get the better of by superior ingenuity or cleverness; outsmart: to outwit a dangerous opponent. 2. Archaic. to surpass in wisdom or knowledge. /ˌaʊtˈwɪt/ verb (transitive) -wits, -witting, -witted 1. to get the better of by cunning or ingenuity 2. (archaic) to be of greater […]
- Overanxious disorder
overanxious disorder o·ver·anx·ious disorder (ō’vər-āngk’shəs, -āng’shəs) n. A generalized and persistent anxiety in children or adults that is not the result of separation or recent stress and is characterized by self-consciousness and obsessive concern over past behavior, future events, personal health, and competence in athletics, social, or academic arenas.
[ap-li-key-shuh n] /ˌæp lɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of putting to a special use or purpose: the application of common sense to a problem. 2. the special use or purpose to which something is put: a technology having numerous applications never thought of by its inventors. 3. the quality of being usable for a […]
[uh-pree-shee-ey-shuh n] /əˌpri ʃiˈeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. gratitude; thankful recognition: They showed their appreciation by giving him a gold watch. 2. the act of estimating the qualities of things and giving them their proper value. 3. clear perception or recognition, especially of aesthetic quality: a course in art appreciation. 4. an increase or rise in […]