One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Undue reliance on or use of facts that can be quantified or analysed using mathematical or statistical methods; inappropriate application of such methods, especially in the fields of sociology and anthropology.
1950s; earliest use found in Pitirim Sorokin (1889–1968). From quant- + -o + -phrenia.
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