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æbˈstræk tɪdab·stract·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absent, absentminded, abstracted, scattyadjective

    lost in thought; showing preoccupation

    "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professor"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"


  1. abstractedadjective

    Separated or disconnected; withdrawn; removed; apart.

    The evil abstracted stood from his own evil. - Milton

  2. abstractedadjective

    Separated from matter; abstract; ideal.

  3. abstractedadjective

    Abstract; abstruse; difficult.

  4. abstractedadjective

    Inattentive to surrounding objects; absent in mind; meditative.

    An abstracted scholar. - Johnson

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Abstractedpart. adj.

    Etymology: from abstract.

    That space the evil one abstracted stood
    From his own evil, and for the time remain’d
    Stupidly good. John Milton.

    Abstracted spiritual love, they like
    Their souls, exhal’d. John Donne.


  1. abstracted

    Abstraction in its main sense is a conceptual process wherein general rules and concepts are derived from the usage and classification of specific examples, literal ("real" or "concrete") signifiers, first principles, or other methods. "An abstraction" is the outcome of this process—a concept that acts as a common noun for all subordinate concepts and connects any related concepts as a group, field, or category.Conceptual abstractions may be formed by filtering the information content of a concept or an observable phenomenon, selecting only those aspects which are relevant for a particular purpose. For example, abstracting a leather soccer ball to the more general idea of a ball selects only the information on general ball attributes and behavior, excluding but not eliminating the other phenomenal and cognitive characteristics of that particular ball. In a type–token distinction, a type (e.g., a 'ball') is more abstract than its tokens (e.g., 'that leather soccer ball'). Abstraction in its secondary use is a material process, discussed in the themes below.


  1. abstracted

    Abstracted generally refers to the process of conceptualizing or simplifying complex ideas, objects, or conditions into more understandable or basic terms. It involves removing certain details or specifics to focus on essential or general characteristics, allowing for broader applications or interpretations. This term is often used in philosophy, arts, science, and computer programming.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abstracted

    of Abstract

  2. Abstractedadjective

    separated or disconnected; withdrawn; removed; apart

  3. Abstractedadjective

    separated from matter; abstract; ideal

  4. Abstractedadjective

    abstract; abstruse; difficult

  5. Abstractedadjective

    inattentive to surrounding objects; absent in mind

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abstracted in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abstracted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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