- 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 Abstract . pertaining to the nonrepresentational art styles of the 20th century.
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As Margot took teaching positions at Antioch College, which had an extension campus in Maryland, and other area institutions, her aesthetic evolved in abstract pieces that presented mysterious texts over still photography.Maryland video artist spent a lifetime supporting arts in the Washington region|Justin Wm. Moyer|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
For example, if you cut out the abstract and conclusion, the Nature Communications paper could have easily been titled, “Evidence for gender bias in citation rates for senior and junior coauthors in science publications.”The Problem with a New Study on Mentorship in Science - Facts So Romantic|Aubrey Clayton|December 2, 2020|Nautilus
Sometimes these appear in an abstract form, like puzzles or running away from an enemy.‘Twin Mirror’ is a pale reflection of Dontnod’s previous, story-rich games|Elise Favis|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
I am loath to spoil the events of this game, even in the abstract, but I have been deeply moved by the time I have spent playing it.One Good Thing: An amazing game played entirely via text message|Emily VanDerWerff|November 30, 2020|Vox
Noether contributed to many other realms of math, especially abstract algebra, and clarified some of the mathematical aspects of general relativity.Do You Know These Scientific Pioneers? - Issue 93: Forerunners|Tom Siegfried|November 25, 2020|Nautilus
He had no spontaneous word of encouragement or consolation to offer; he went through it as his duty with a horrible abstractness.The Rector|Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
Lack of self-expression, too great reserve and too much abstractness in conversation are the things that handicap the Cerebral.How to Analyze People on Sight|Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
On such a view thought certainly loses its abstractness and remoteness.Creative Intelligence|John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
He will think it a less fault than the tameness and abstractness, which are the besetting sins of deliberate composition.Hints on Extemporaneous Preaching|Henry Ware
The circumstance that makes the appreciation of cost often unaesthetic is the abstractness of that quality.The Sense of Beauty|George Santayana