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Definition of the adjective abstractive
What does abstractive mean as an attribute of a noun?
- of an abstracting nature or having the power of abstracting
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THE ENCYCLOPAEDIC DICTIONARY (1896)
iTffr [Abstractive.] In an abstractive ...
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 ...
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 ...
Johnson'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.
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 ...
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 ...
A 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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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 Having an abstracting nature or tendency; tending to separate; tending to be withdrawn..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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