synthetic thinking

noun
the combination of ideas into a complex whole
Syn: ↑synthesis
Ant: ↑analysis (for: ↑synthesis)
Derivationally related forms: ↑synthesist (for: ↑synthesis), ↑synthetic (for: ↑synthesis), ↑synthetical (for: ↑synthesis), ↑synthesise (for: ↑synthesis)
Hypernyms: ↑reasoning, ↑logical thinking, ↑abstract thought

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