cogent, unsound, judicious, precise, perceptive, thorough, rational, logical, systematic, uninflected, solid, reasonable, searching, analytic, reason, well-grounded, sound, ratiocinative, scientific, probing, penetrating, unreasonable, illogical.
experimental (part of speech: adjective)
interpretive (part of speech: adjective)
Up to the present time, biology has made use only of the first two methods, the descriptive and the analytical.
- "The Mechanism of Life", Stéphane Leduc.
Frank Nelsen was surprised as much by this open, self- analytical
explanation, and the clearing up of the family history behind him, as by the miracle that had happened.
- "The Planet Strappers", Raymond Zinke Gallun.
To go hunting for the submarine required not only courage of a high order, but analytical
intelligence, patience, and a talent for preparation and detail.
- "The Victory At Sea", William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick.