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- Considered apart from any application to a particular object; removed from; apart from; separate; abstracted.
- 17th century: Noris, The Oxford Dictionary - The more abstract we are from the body ... the more fit we shall be to behold divine light.
- Absent in mind.
- Apart from practice or reality; not concrete; ideal; vague; theoretical; impersonal.
- Difficult to understand; abstruse.
- Free from representational qualities.
- General (as opposed to particular).
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