Definition for abstracted (2 of 2)
- of or relating to the formal aspect of art, emphasizing lines, colors, generalized or geometrical forms, etc., especially with reference to their relationship to one another.
- (often initial capital letter) pertaining to the nonrepresentational art styles of the 20th century.
verb (used with object)
Origin of abstract
Examples from the Web for abstracted
In a society that has exoticized and abstracted the military, MacLeish re-humanizes it.The Army Life, Mundane and Hideously Violent, by Turns|Brian Van Reet|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“I little like that smoke which you may see worming up along the rock above the canoe,” interrupted the abstracted scout.Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7|Charles H. Sylvester
I glanced around: no one noticed me; and in a moment I abstracted the inviting object.The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4|George W. M. Reynolds
As well might one expect the pickpocket who had abstracted a dollar, to put back two-and-sixpence change.The Redskins; or, Indian and Injin, Volume 1.|James Fenimore Cooper