abstractedness


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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 Not engaged with what is going on around one; withdrawn or preoccupied.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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abstractedness - preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all elseabstractedness - preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else
preoccupancy, preoccupation, engrossment, absorption - the mental state of being preoccupied by something
revery, reverie - an abstracted state of absorption
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