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Abstracted meaning

abstracted - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Abstract
  2. 2. Separated or disconnected; withdrawn; removed; apart.
  3. 3. Separated from matter; abstract; ideal.
  4. 4. Abstract; abstruse; difficult.
  5. 5. Inattentive to surrounding objects; absent in mind.
  6. 6. Absorbed in thought.

abstracted - examples of usage

  1. It is in this new attitude of the spectator that we touch on the difference between ritual and art; the dromenon, the thing actually done by yourself has become a drama, a thing also done, but abstracted from your doing.
  2. She rose melancholy and abstracted, and, as she dressed herself, was heard to sing one of her plaintive ballads. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  3. I found her in the drawing- room, as usual now, for the studio was rarely ever visited, except when she went to gaze in an abstracted way on the finished work. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
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