Synonyms of abstraction


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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