Abstraction Meaning and Definition


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Abstraction meaning

Word: Abstraction

How to pronounce: əbˈstrækʃn

Noun

Definitions:

1. The quality of dealing with ideas rather than events.

Example sentences: "Topics will vary in degrees of abstraction"

2. Freedom from representational qualities in art.

Example sentences: "Geometric abstraction has been a mainstay in her work"

3. A state of preoccupation.

Example sentences: "She sensed his momentary abstraction"

4. The process of considering something independently of its associations, attributes, or concrete accompaniments.

Example sentences: "Duty is no longer determined in abstraction from the consequences"

5. The process of removing something, especially water from a river or other source.

Example sentences: "The abstraction of water from springs and wells"


Synonyms:

abstractness

generalisation

generalization

water abstraction

water withdrawal

abstract art

concept

notion

idea

thought


Derivations:

abstractionism

abstractedness

abstractionist

abstractor

abstracted

abstracting

abstractive

abstractly

abstractedly

abstract


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Abstraction in Other Languages...

Spanish: Abstracción

German: Abstraktion

French: Abstraction

Italian: Astrazione

Turkish: Soyutlama


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