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What is the opposite of "granular" in the following usage?

granularity

The level of detail considered in a model or decision making process. The greater the granularity, the deeper the level of detail. Granularity is usually used to characterize the scale or level of detail in a set of data.

http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/granularity.html

I'm looking for something tropologically parallel, so not "generalized," "basic," or the like.

  • Meriam Webster suggests the following "near antonyms": buttery, smooth, velvety filtered, levigated, refined close-grained, comminuted, ground, micronized, milled, mulled, pestled, pulverized, reduced, triturated – WS2 Jan 2 at 17:55
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    Can you suggest a sentence you want this word to be in? From this OP, I can't decide if you would use "aggregate" or "30000 foot view" – user662852 Jan 2 at 18:36
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    Granularity is a gradable attribute. Granularity can be fine or coarse which are opposites. But if an object has no granularity at all then it might be completely smooth or homogenous. – Jim Jan 2 at 19:42
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If the sense is close to the source of the granular metaphor from the real world, the group of actual grains (of sand) in concrete and geology is aggregate, and I understand it means the opposite thing when you say you will look at X at the most granular level, and you will look at X in the aggregate.

If the sense of granularity is within the business context of "the opposite of detail oriented", the big picture, vision and 30,000 foot view are applicable MBA buzzwords.

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In this use case I would apply "holistic".

Holistic
adjective

Philosophy
1 Characterized by the belief that the parts of something are intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole.

Example sentences

  • ‘Moreover, holistic method has proved useful in the hard sciences, for example in the geological theory of plate tectonics.’
  • ‘If so, a paradigm shift to the holistic approach might be managed.’
  • ‘These two books bring a holistic approach to the analysis of transport and transport networks.’
  • ‘We will all need to get beyond our individual narrow interests and begin to develop a holistic solution that works for everyone.’
  • ‘I think where Chaos and Complexity theory are really going, is, a holistic understanding of the universe.’

1.1 Medicine
Characterized by the treatment of the whole person, taking into account mental and social factors, rather than just the symptoms of a disease.

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/holistic

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Granularity in a generalized business context may not have an antonym, but I did find this antonym of granularity, which is a good antonym.

This source also has a ton of antonyms, but not the one you are looking for, I believe.

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