abstracted


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ab·stract·ed

 (ăb-străk′tĭd, ăb′străk′-)
adj.
1. Removed or separated from something else: guidelines abstracted from a manual.
2. Not engaged with what is going on around one; withdrawn or preoccupied.

ab·stract′ed·ly adv.
ab·stract′ed·ness n.

abstracted

(æbˈstræktɪd)
adj
1. lost in thought; preoccupied
2. taken out or separated; extracted
abˈstractedly adv
abˈstractedness n

ab•stract•ed

(æbˈstræk tɪd)

adj.
lost in thought; preoccupied.
[1605–15]
ab•stract′ed•ly, adv.
ab•stract′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.abstracted - lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professor"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"
inattentive - showing a lack of attention or care; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"

abstracted

abstracted

adjective
So lost in thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings:
Idiom: a million miles away.
Translations

abstracted

[æbˈstræktɪd] ADJdistraído, ensimismado

abstracted

[æbˈstræktɪd] adj (= preoccupied) [person, look] → préoccupé(e)

abstracted

adjabwesend, entrückt (geh)

abstracted

[æbˈstræktɪd] adj (expression, look) → distratto/a

abstracted

a. pensativo-a, abstraído-a; puro-a, sin mezcla alguna.
References in classic literature ?
Nobody knew where the evening went to, for Hannah skillfully abstracted the babies at an early hour, nodding like two rosy poppies, and Mr.
There was a merry party around the table at dinner, though now and then Ned noticed that Tom had an abstracted and preoccupied air.
She smiled, as if in pity at her own momentary forgetfulness, discovering by the act a row of teeth that would have shamed the purest ivory; when, replacing the veil, she bowed her face, and rode in silence, like one whose thoughts were abstracted from the scene around her.
Nevertheless, so abstracted was his look, it might be questioned whether Mr.
Seat thyself sultanically among the moons of Saturn, and take high abstracted man alone; and he seems a wonder, a grandeur, and a woe.