Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: abstracted
IPA transcription: ['æbstɹ,æktɪd]
Pronunciations of abstracted
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: absent, absentminded, abstracted, scatty
    Meaning: lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professor"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"
Usage examples
  • She fell into abstracted reverie
  • "We have to wait until dusk anyway," he said, his voice abstracted, "and by the look of the light that won't be long."
  • But the phantasm itself is not a form of the possible intellect; it is the intelligible species abstracted from the phantasm that is a form.
  • But besides his frequent absences, there was another barrier to friendship with him: he seemed of a reserved, an abstracted, and even of a brooding nature.
  • But if the species be abstracted from the conditions of individual matter, there will be a likeness of the nature without those things which make it distinct and multiplied; thus there will be knowledge of the universal.
  • If, therefore, my intellect is distinct from yours, what is understood by me must be distinct from what is understood by you; and consequently it will be reckoned as something individual, and be only potentially something understood; so that the common intention will have to be abstracted from both; since from things diverse something intelligible common to them may be abstracted.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Java (software platform), License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Ayn Rand, License CC BY-SA 4.0