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- 1. abstraction, abstract, concept, conception, construct
- usage: a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"
- 2. abstraction, removal, remotion
- usage: the act of withdrawing or removing something
- 3. abstraction, generalization, generalisation, theorization, theorisation
- usage: the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances
- 4. abstraction, painting, picture
- usage: an abstract painting
- 5. abstractedness, abstraction, preoccupation, preoccupancy, absorption, engrossment
- usage: preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else
- 6. abstraction, abstract entity, entity
- usage: a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
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