synthesis: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sin'thu-sis), [key]
— pl. -ses
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- the combining of the constituent elements of separate material or abstract entities into a single or unified entity (opposed to analysis).
- a complex whole formed by combining.
- the forming or building of a more complex substance or compound from elements or simpler compounds.
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- the integration of traits, attitudes, and impulses to create a total personality.