Definition of in abstracto
: in or from an abstract point of view : in the abstract the question could not be settled in abstracto — Yuen-li-Liang discovering the problem purely theoretically, in abstracto — Mathematical Biophysics
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Origin and Etymology of in abstracto
Latin, in the abstract
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