Noun Abstractedness Definition and Examples


Noun:

Abstractedness

Pronunciation:

/əbˈstraktɪdnɪs/

Definition:
1.

noun

Separation; apartness, isolation. Chiefly with from.
    A state of seclusion or withdrawal from worldly or sensual things; contemplation of or concentration on the spiritual. Frequently with from. Now rare and chiefly historical.
      The quality of existing or being presented in abstract form, rather than with reference to concrete details or particular instances.
        Lack of awareness of or concentration on what is happening around one; absence of mind.
          ((n.) The state of being abstracted; abstract character.)


          Origin:
          Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Corbet (1582–1635), bishop of Oxford and of Norwich, and poet. From abstracted + -ness.

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