Definition of Synthetic thinking

1. Noun. The combination of ideas into a complex whole.

Exact synonyms: Synthesis
Generic synonyms: Abstract Thought, Logical Thinking, Reasoning
Antonyms: Analysis
Derivative terms: Synthesise, Synthesist, Synthetic, Synthetical



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Literary usage of Synthetic thinking

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1. Thinking and Learning to Think by Nathan Christ Schaeffer (1900)
"he needs stimulus in the direction of synthetic thinking. Soon his interest in time-pieces leads him to detect similarities between American watches and ..."

2. Thinking and Learning to Think by Nathan Christ Schaeffer (1900)
"he needs stimulus in the direction of synthetic thinking. Soon his interest in time-pieces leads him ..."

3. Thinking and Learning to Think by Nathan Christ Schaeffer (1900)
"he needs stimulus in the direction of synthetic thinking. Soon his interest in time-pieces leads him to detect similarities between American watches and ..."

4. The Foundations of Social Science: An Analysis of Their Psychological Aspects by James Mickel Williams (1920)
"We have now to use the word in another sense, that of synthetic thinking 54 as distinguished from the analytical thinking which is emphasized in scientific ..."

5. Directing Study: Educating for Mastery Through Creative Thinking by Harry Lloyd Miller (1922)
"He cannot do synthetic thinking." This has a familiar ring even to-day in the American high school. The analogy may not be overworked if it is suggested ..."

6. Directing Study: Educating for Mastery Through Creative Thinking by Harry Lloyd Miller (1922)
"He cannot do synthetic thinking." This has a familiar ring even to-day in the American high school. The analogy may not be overworked if it is suggested ..."

7. The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal of Education by Ohio State Teachers Association (1891)
"In ten or twelve minutes the black- l>oard was well covered with words, every one of which was the result of synthetic thinking. So earnestly were those ..."

8. The Field of Philosophy: An Introduction to the Study of Philosophy by Joseph Alexander Leighton (1919)
"... there were not functioning in me the pure unchanging and universal ego of synthetic thinking.2 "There could be no such unity of consciousness were the ..."

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