Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an abstract manner or state; absolutely; in a state or manner unconnected with anything else; in or by itself: as, matter abstractly considered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In an abstract state or manner; separately; absolutely; by itself.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in abstract terms

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Examples

  • More abstractly: is human love the opposite of religion or another version of it?

    Byron and Romantic Occidentalism

  • 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.

    Bits and Pieces of an RNA World

  • 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.

    Bits and Pieces of an RNA World

  • "Godhead" means "The essential and divine nature of God, regarded abstractly" and that the Greek words translated to be

    The Millennial Star

  • 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.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • 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.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • 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.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • 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.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • "I am what you might call abstractly anti-capitalist," he says.

    Slavoj Žižek: interview

  • "I am what you might call abstractly anti-capitalist," he says.

    The Guardian World News

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