Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being abstract.

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

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

Etymologies

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abstract +‎ -ness

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