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1. abstraction

noun. ['æbˈstrækʃən'] a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance.

Synonyms

  • right
  • conception
  • absolute
  • concept
  • teacher
  • construct
  • thing

Antonyms

  • sufficient
  • scarce
  • insufficient
  • scarcity

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Words that Rhyme with Abstraction

  • dissatisfaction
  • satisfaction
  • liquefaction
  • transaction
  • subtraction
  • extraction
  • distraction
  • contraction
  • retraction
  • infraction
  • diffraction
  • classaction
  • telaction
  • interaction
  • exaction
  • attraction
  • reaction
  • inaction
  • fraction
  • faction

Example sentences of the word abstraction


1. Noun, singular or mass
New forms of music also spring from the idea of conceptual reasoning and the way it works within abstraction.

Quotes containing the word abstraction


1. Why must art be static? You look at an abstraction, sculptured or painted, an entirely exciting arrangement of planes, spheres, nuclei, entirely without meaning. It would be perfect, but it is always still. The next step in sculpture is motion.
- Alexander Calder

2. I understood what he was doing, that he had spent four years fulfilling the absurd and tedious duty of graduating from college and now he was emancipated from that world of abstraction, false security, parents, and material excess.
- Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild

2. semi-abstraction

noun. a semiabstract painting.

Synonyms

  • picture

3. abstraction

noun. ['æbˈstrækʃən'] the act of withdrawing or removing something.

Synonyms

  • remotion

Antonyms

  • desynchronize
  • blur

4. abstraction

noun. ['æbˈstrækʃən'] an abstract painting.

Synonyms

  • picture

Antonyms

  • winterize
  • summerize

5. abstraction

noun. ['æbˈstrækʃən'] the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances.

Synonyms

  • theorization
  • generalisation
  • theorisation

Antonyms

  • soft
  • up
  • standard
  • nonstandard

6. abstraction

noun. ['æbˈstrækʃən'] a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples.

Synonyms

  • set
  • quantity
  • relation
  • grouping
  • entity
  • communication
  • amount
  • measure
  • attribute
  • otherworld
  • psychological feature
  • abstract entity

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise

7. abstraction

noun. ['æbˈstrækʃən'] preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else.

Synonyms

  • abstractedness
  • engrossment
  • absorption
  • preoccupancy
  • preoccupation
  • reverie

Antonyms

  • rise
  • moving
  • unsettled
  • unready
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