[ an-l-oj-i-kuh l ]
/ ˌæn lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl /
based on, involving, or expressing an analogy.
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an·a·log·i·cal·ly, adverban·a·log·i·cal·ness, nounnon·an·a·log·ic, adjectivenon·an·a·log·i·cal, adjective
non·an·a·log·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·an·a·log·i·cal·ness, nounun·an·a·log·i·cal, adjectiveun·an·a·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
Can be confusedanalogous analogical
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Examples from the Web for analogical
Analogical inference in its turn is as closely allied with induction.
Analogical reasoning has a prominent place in our mental operations.Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism|F. V. N. Painter
Analogical reasoning from history or from recent experience in other places is wholly delusive.