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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A theoretical entity such as "whiteness"; Not a concrete entity.

Usage examples (3)
  • To identify an unexemplifiable concretum with an exemplifiable abstractum would amount to an ontological category-mistake.
  • Stumpf claims that a space without qualities is not a form a priori, but like all general concepts, is an abstractum formed through a complex process of abstraction.
  • Erymanthima haec uastificam abiecit beluam, haec e Tartarea tenebrica abstractum plaga40 tricipitem adduxit Hydra generatum canem, haec interemit tortu multiplicabili... for more
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