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abstracted

[ ab-strak-tid ]
/ æbˈstræk tɪd /
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adjective

lost in thought; deeply engrossed or preoccupied.

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unwittingly, unintentionally, unknowingly, carelessly, habitually, automatically, heedlessly, inattentively

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abstract noun, abstract number, abstract of title, abstract space, abstract thinking, abstracted, abstracting journal, abstracting service, abstraction, abstractionism, abstractionist

Origin of abstracted

First recorded in 1605–15; abstract + -ed2
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abstracted

/ (æbˈstræktɪd) /

adjective

lost in thought; preoccupied
taken out or separated; extracted
Derived Formsabstractedly, adverbabstractedness, noun
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