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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 Not engaged with what is going on around one; withdrawn or preoccupied.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. lost in thought; preoccupied
2. taken out or separated; extracted
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lost in thought; preoccupied.
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|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"
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adjective preoccupied, withdrawn, remote, absorbed, intent, absent, distracted, unaware, wrapped up, bemused, immersed, oblivious, dreamy, daydreaming, faraway, engrossed, rapt, absent-minded, heedless, inattentive, distrait, woolgathering The same abstracted look was still on her face.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
abstracted[æbˈstræktɪd] adj (= preoccupied) [person, look] → préoccupé(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
abstracted[æbˈstræktɪd] adj (expression, look) → distratto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a. pensativo-a, abstraído-a; puro-a, sin mezcla alguna.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012