a. of analysis; resolving into elements or parts
He is totally lacking in the kind of analytical, logical, thoughtful intelligence needed by a leader, much less a President.
Sentence in Classic:
He had some analytical genius, no doubt; but he was by no means such a phenomenon as Poe appeared to imagine.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Some, too, have baffled his analytical skill, and would be, as narratives, beginnings without an ending, while others have been but partially cleared up, and have their explanations founded rather upon conjecture and surmise than on that absolute logical proof which was so dear to him.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
So still was her face as she stared at Stuart that he, never analytic, took it for granted that she was merely surprised and very interested.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context