content analysis


noun

analysis to determine the meaning, purpose, or effect of any type of communication, as literature, newspapers, or broadcasts, by studying and evaluating the details, innuendoes, and implications of the content, recurrent themes, etc.

Nearby words

  1. contemptible,
  2. contemptuous,
  3. contend,
  4. contender,
  5. content,
  6. content farm,
  7. content marketing,
  8. content provider,
  9. content word,
  10. content-addressable storage

Origin of content analysis

First recorded in 1950–55

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Medicine definitions for content analysis

content analysis

n.

Any of various techniques for classifying and studying the verbalizations of normal or psychologically impaired individuals.

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