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  Definition of abstraction
  1. a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
  2. the act of withdrawing or removing something
  3. an abstract painting
  4. preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else
  5. the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances
  6. a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"
Similar Words: abstractedness, generalization, generalisation, abstract

 

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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