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 Not engaged with what is going on around one; withdrawn or preoccupied.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 ?
I can consider the hand, the eye, the nose, each by itself abstracted or separated from the rest of the body.
Seat thyself sultanically among the moons of Saturn, and take high abstracted man alone; and he seems a wonder, a grandeur, and a woe.
Conway spoke of this agreement, I met him one day, walking slowly down Montgomery street, apparently, from his abstracted air, in deep thought.