Synonyms for abstracted
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : ab-strak-tid|
|Phonetic Transcription : æbˈstræk tɪd|
Définition of abstractedOrigin :
- "abridgement or summary of a document," mid-15c., from abstract (adj.). The general sense of "a smaller quantity containing the virtue or power of a greater" [Johnson] is recorded from 1560s.
- adj preoccupied
- He is silent and abstracted, like one just returned from the cave of Trophonius.
- Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
- Ossipon sat rigid, with the abstracted gaze of mental travail.
- Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
- Mary looked up at him with that abstracted gaze with which we weigh and judge.
- Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
- Had it been abstracted while the letter was still in his office?
- Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
- I understood, abstracted four of the five kittens, and disappeared.
- Extract from : « Concerning Cats » by Helen M. Winslow
- "I've noticed she has seemed depressed, or abstracted," he replied.
- Extract from : « The Mystery of Murray Davenport » by Robert Neilson Stephens
- It must be restored to the experience from which it has been abstracted.
- Extract from : « The Child and the Curriculum » by John Dewey
- The captain's dispatches are examined and the only document of real value is abstracted.
- Extract from : « The Snare » by Rafael Sabatini
- Exercise them now, and conjecture me who could have abstracted the body from the church.
- Extract from : « The Shame of Motley » by Raphael Sabatini
- Not half an hour after the keys had been abstracted, he raised the alarm.
- Extract from : « Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess » by Henry W. Fischer
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