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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being abstract.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being abstract; a state of being in contemplation only, or not connected with any object: as, “the abstractness of the ideas themselves,” Locke, Human Understanding.

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

  • n. the quality of being considered apart from a specific instance or object


abstract +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)



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