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Definition of the adjective abstractive

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  1. of an abstracting nature or having the power of abstracting

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iTffr [Abstractive.] In an abstractive ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1904)

by William Dwight Whitney

abominable: abominabl abortive: abortiv above: abuv abreast: abrest absolve: absolv absolved: ablolod absorbed : absorbd absorbable: absorbabl absorptive: absorptiv abstained : nbstaind abstractive: abstractiv abuse, in: abuse ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

Abstractive or speculative cognition...See abstractive.—Actual cognition, adequate cognition. See the adjectives.— cal £ the logical dissection of a notion.- Cognition and sale, in Scotland, a process before the Court of Session, at the instance ...

Google previewJohnson's English Dictionary (1844)

by Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd, Alexander Chalmers, John Walker

ABSTRACTIVE, ab-slrak'-tlv. power of abstracting. ABSTRA'CTIVELY*, abstractive manner. ABSTRA CTLY, ab-slrakt'-le. ad. In an abstract manner ; absolutely ; without reference to any a. Having in* ab-slrak'-dv-le. ad. Li an or untunable.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

absorbed: absorbd absorbable: absorbabl absorptive: absorptiv abstained: abstaind abstractive: abstractiv abuse, v.: abuze abusive: abusiv accelerative: accelerativ acceptable: acceptabl accessible: accessibl accommodative: accomodativ ...

Google previewAmerican Philosophy: An Encyclopedia (2008)

by John Lachs, Robert B. Talisse

Peirce himself notedthat abstractive observationis a necessaryconditionfor the possibility of communication and Dewey no lessemphasizes thepivotalroleof abstractionin enabling communication: Where communication exists, things in ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (lexicographer.)

Abstractive, ab- strak'tiv, a. Having the powei or quality of abstracting. Abstractively, ab-strak'tiv- le , ad.

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Abstractive Meaning

Video shows what abstractive means. Having an abstracting nature or tendency; tending to separate; tending to be withdrawn.. Derived by abstraction ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3S1T1R1A1C3T1I1V4E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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