abstractively

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

abstractive +‎ -ly

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

abstractively (comparative more abstractively, superlative most abstractively)

  1. (now rare) In an abstract manner; in the abstract. [First attested in the early 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
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