abstractedly

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

abstracted +‎ -ly

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /əbˈstɹæk.tɪd.li/
  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈstɹæk.tɪd.li/, /əbˈstɹæk.tɪd.li/

AdverbEdit

abstractedly (comparative more abstractedly, superlative most abstractedly)

  1. In an abstracted manner; separately; with absence of mind. [First attested in the mid 17th century.][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 10
Last modified on 6 April 2014, at 02:51