The pragmatist clings to facts and concreteness, observes truth at its work in particular cases, and generalizes.
Well, that thing has assumed, all of a sudden, a concreteness as welcome as it is unexpected.
concreteness in titles makes for rapid comprehension and interest.
This humanist doctrine of the concreteness of the real is important.
Signs still preserved the concreteness of the event that triggered their constitution.
He must describe all these to give his narrative verisimilitude and concreteness.
The world of avatars, dynamic graphic representations of a person in the virtual universe of networks, is one of concreteness.
He has a woman's subtlety of insight, a child's concreteness of imagination.
In such cases we may be sure that the principle of concreteness has not been sufficiently observed.
It may be, however, that concreteness as radical as ours is not so obvious.
late 14c., "actual, solid," from Latin concretus "condensed, hardened, thick, hard, stiff, curdled, congealed, clotted," figuratively "thick; dim," literally "grown together;" past participle of concrescere "to grow together," from com- "together" (see com-) + crescere "to grow" (see crescent). A logicians' term until meaning began to expand 1600s. Noun sense of "building material made from cement, etc." is first recorded 1834.
concrete con·crete (kŏn-krēt', kŏn'krēt')
Relating to an actual, specific thing or instance; particular.
Existing in reality or in real experience; perceptible by the senses; real.
Relating to a material thing or group of things as opposed to an abstraction.
Formed by the coalescence of separate particles or parts into one mass; solid.