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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else.

Usage examples (31)
  • Raymond looked at these objects of interest -- and at several others -- with some degree of abstractedness.
  • Holding the glass in one hand, he walked around the little apartment, checking everything with a sort of automatic abstractedness.
  • What I do begrudge is the abstractedness from human vulnerability of Bush's so-called warrior intellectuals, who have conceptualized a first strike
  • Your abstractedness, child, (affectation of abstractedness, some call it,) savours, let me tell you, of greater particularity, than we aim to carry. for more
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