analytic judgment


Definition of analytic judgment

: a judgment in which what is predicated is already implied in the subject of the predication opposed to synthetic judgment

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First Known Use of analytic judgment

1797, in the meaning defined above

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“Analytic judgment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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