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abstracted

[ab-strak-tid] /æbˈstræk tɪd/
adjective
1.
lost in thought; deeply engrossed or preoccupied.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; abstract + -ed2
Related forms
abstractedly, adverb
abstractedness, noun
nonabstracted, adjective
nonabstractedly, adverb
nonabstractedness, noun
unabstracted, adjective
unabstractedly, adverb
unabstractedness, noun
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  • Many mourners ponder, even if only abstractedly, their reason for living.
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abstracted

/æbˈstræktɪd/
adjective
1.
lost in thought; preoccupied
2.
taken out or separated; extracted
Derived Forms
abstractedly, adverb
abstractedness, noun
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