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Synonyms for abstraction

Synonyms for (noun) abstraction

Synonyms: abstract entity, abstraction Definition: a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples

Synonyms: abstraction Definition: the act of withdrawing or removing something

Similar words: remotion, removal Definition: the act of removing Usage: he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy

Synonyms: abstraction Definition: an abstract painting

Similar words: painting, picture Definition: graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface Usage: a small painting by Picasso; he bought the painting as an investment; his pictures hang in the Louvre

Synonyms: abstractedness, abstraction Definition: preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else

Similar words: engrossment, absorption, preoccupancy, preoccupation Definition: the mental state of being preoccupied by something

Synonyms: generalisation, generalization, abstraction Definition: the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances

Similar words: theorisation, theorization Definition: the production or use of theories

Synonyms: abstract, abstraction Definition: a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance Usage: he loved her only in the abstract--not in person

Similar words: concept, conception, construct Definition: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances