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abstraction

Abstraction is a 11 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter N for which we found 5 definitions.

Definition
(a.) The act of abstracting separating or withdrawing or the state of being withdrawn; withdrawal.
(a.) The act process of leaving out of consideration one or more properties of a complex object so as to attend to others; analysis. Thus when the mind considers the form of a tree by itself or the color of the leaves as separate from their size or figure the act is called abstraction. So also when it considers whiteness softness virtue existence as separate from any particular objects.
(a.) An idea or notion of an abstract or theoretical nature; as to fight for mere abstractions.
(a.) A separation from worldly objects; a recluse life; as a hermit's abstraction.
(a.) Absence or absorption of mind; inattention to present objects.

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