abstractedness

abstracted

[ab-strak-tid]
adjective
lost in thought; deeply engrossed or preoccupied.

Origin:
1605–15; abstract + -ed2

abstractedly, adverb
abstractedness, noun
nonabstracted, adjective
nonabstractedly, adverb
nonabstractedness, noun
unabstracted, adjective
unabstractedly, adverb
unabstractedness, noun


See absent-minded.
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abstracted (æbˈstræktɪd)
 
adj
1.  lost in thought; preoccupied
2.  taken out or separated; extracted
 
ab'stractedly
 
adv
 
ab'stractedness
 
n

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abstract
late 14c., from L. abstractus "drawn away," pp. of abstrahere, from ab(s)- "away" + trahere "draw" (see tract (1)). Meaning "withdrawn or separated from material objects or practical matters" is from 1550s; specifically in ref. to the fine arts, it dates from 1915; abstract
expressionism from 1952. The general noun sense of "a smaller quantity containing the virtue or power of a greater" [Johnson] is recorded from 1560s; meaning "summary of a document" is from 1520s. The verb is first recorded 1540s.
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abstract ab·stract (āb-strākt', āb'strākt')
adj.

  1. Considered apart from concrete existence.

  2. Not applied or practical; theoretical.

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