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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

abstract +‎ -ness.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈstræk.nəs/, /æbˈstrækt.nəs/

NounEdit

abstractness ‎(plural abstractnesses)

  1. The quality of being abstract. [First attested in the late 16th century.][1]
    • (Can we date this quote?), John Locke, (Please provide the title of the work):
      The abstractness of the ideas.

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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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