Definition of abstracted
1 : withdrawn in mind : inattentive to one's surroundings said hello but seemed abstracted
2 : abstract 4 abstracted geometric shapes
Examples of abstracted in a Sentence
She said hello but she seemed a bit abstracted.
the man on the train seemed somewhat abstracted, and he did indeed forget to get off at his stop
Recent Examples of abstracted from the Web
Aerial landscapes may appeal to aesthetes who appreciate the abstracted colors and strong compositions.
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Origin and Etymology of abstracted
from past participle of 3abstract
First Known Use: 1643
Synonym Discussion of abstracted
ABSTRACTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of abstracted for English Language Learners
: not paying attention to what is happening or being said : thinking of other things
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