from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an abstract state or manner; separately; absolutely; by itself.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an abstract manner or state; absolutely; in a state or manner unconnected with anything else; in or by itself: as, matter abstractly considered.
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- adv. in abstract terms
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More abstractly: is human love the opposite of religion or another version of it?
TP, I do not know enough about birds and their language capacities to comment but would say that the capacity to think abstractly is causally linked to a human capacity for communication.
"Godhead" means "The essential and divine nature of God, regarded abstractly" and that the Greek words translated to be
When I say "value", I'm not using that term abstractly - I mean the bottom line, practical dollars and cents value of visual effects to the film, television and video game industries.
"I am what you might call abstractly anti-capitalist," he says.
This way, I can find it kind of abstractly amazing and a bit of a relief that our body can recognize something really not right from the start and scrap the project, not having had that bit of investment that might have come from a positive.
But empire can be described empirically (which is not quite synonymous with "abstractly").
It tries to get at your emotions a little abstractly, if that makes sense.
But if we can think more abstractly about what a game is in the first place, I think we can find a lot of cross-pollination between written artforms and visual-interactive ones.
Granted, that game was rated M from the start, but I don't remember any controversy surrounding the subject matter, and rape was not only expressed abstractly with the disturbing imagery of the seen but referenced directly in spoken dialogue.
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