animalysis /ən’ɪmælɪsɪs/

  1. Animalysis is he process of considering something only with your primitive lizard brain, promoting decisions ruled by fear or sex.
    • The animalysis showed that Joe was too vibrant a personality to assimilate into the team.
    • We did an animalysis of the situation and decided to quit while we’re ahead.
  2. An animalysis is an explanation or description that results from considering something impulsively and reactively.
    • On today’s staff meeting agenda…a knee-jerk animalysis of our competitors recent product announcement.

Don’t fall into the trap of animalyzing things. Rise above it with true, thoughtful, innovative analysis.