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  Words related to abstraction

Related / Similar Words: abstractedness, generalization, generalisation, abstract

 

Definition:
  • a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples;
  • the act of withdrawing or removing something;
  • an abstract painting;
  • preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else;
  • the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances;
  • a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person";

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    Hyponyms: time, space, attribute, relation, measure, quantity, amount, set, reverie, revery, right, absolute, teacher, thing

     

    Derivational Morphology: abstract, generalize, generalise, extrapolate, infer

     

     
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