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abstract (n):
a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
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he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
Related Words: ion
abstract (n):
a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
Related Words: outlineprecissynopsis
abstract (v):
consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically
abstract (v):
consider apart from a particular case or instance
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Let's abstract away from this particular example
abstract (v):
give an abstract (of)
abstract (s):
dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention
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abstract reasoning.
abstract science
abstract (v):
make off with belongings of others
Related Words: cabbageliftpilfer
abstract (a):
existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment
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abstract words like `truth' and `justice'
abstract (s):
not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature
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a large abstract painting
Related Words: ionist
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The more you know, the more you know you don't know

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The more knowledge you acquire, the more aware you are of how little you know about life


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