Definition of synectic in English:

synectic

adjective

  • 1Designating an immediate cause coinciding completely in time with its effect.

  • 2Mathematics
    = "analytic". Now chiefly historical.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From (i) post-classical Latin synecticus (of a cause) producing its effect directly.

Pronunciation

synectic

/sɪˈnɛktɪk/