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Meanings of Absterging:

verb

To wipe away; to wipe clean, cleanse.

Meanings of Absterse:

verb

= absterge (literal and figurative).

Meanings of Abstersion:

noun

The act or process of wiping clean, cleansing, scouring, or purging. also : †an abstersive agent (obsolete).

Meanings of Abstersive:

adjective

Having the quality of cleansing, scouring, or washing away impurities; that purges.

Meanings of Abstersiveness:

noun

The quality or fact of being abstersive.

Meanings of Abstertion:

noun

The act or process of wiping clean, cleansing, scouring, or purging. also : †an abstersive agent (obsolete).

Meanings of Abstinence:

noun

The practice of restraining oneself from indulging in something, typically alcohol or sex.

Usage examples:

I started drinking again after six years of abstinence

Meanings of Abstinency:

noun

The quality or fact of being abstinent; the habit or practice of abstaining from food, pleasure, etc.

Meanings of Abstinent:

adjective

Refraining from an activity or from the consumption of something, especially alcohol.

Usage examples:

The patients are best advised to be totally abstinent from alcohol

Meanings of Abstinential:

adjective

Of or relating to abstinence.

Meanings of Abstract:

adjective

Existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence.

Usage examples:

Abstract concepts such as love or beauty
verb

Consider something theoretically or separately from (something else).

Usage examples:

To abstract science and religion from their historical context can lead to anachronism
noun

A summary of the contents of a book, article, or speech.

Usage examples:

An abstract of her speech

Meanings of Abstractable:

adjective

Capable of being abstracted from something or someone, especially capable of being treated separately or in the abstract.

Meanings of Abstracted:

adjective

Lacking concentration on what is happening around one.

Usage examples:

She seemed abstracted and unaware of her surroundings
verb

Consider something theoretically or separately from (something else).

Usage examples:

To abstract science and religion from their historical context can lead to anachronism

Meanings of Abstractedly:

adverb

Without paying attention to what is happening around you because you are thinking about something else

Usage examples:

Paul gazed abstractedly up at the ceiling., "mmm?" she said, abstractedly.

Meanings of Abstractedness:

noun

Separation; apartness, isolation. chiefly with from.

Meanings of Abstracter:

noun

A person who analyses or summarizes information, in particular a person whose job is to collect and maintain data or records.

Usage examples:

We require an abstractor for our new research and development centre

Meanings of Abstracters:

noun

A person who analyses or summarizes information, in particular a person whose job is to collect and maintain data or records.

Usage examples:

We require an abstractor for our new research and development centre

Meanings of Abstracting:

verb

Consider something theoretically or separately from (something else).

Usage examples:

To abstract science and religion from their historical context can lead to anachronism
adjective

Existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence.

Usage examples:

Abstract concepts such as love or beauty
noun

A summary of the contents of a book, article, or speech.

Usage examples:

An abstract of her speech

Meanings of Abstraction:

noun

The quality of dealing with ideas rather than events.

Usage examples:

Topics will vary in degrees of abstraction

Meanings of Abstractional:

adjective

Of or relating to abstraction, especially to the consideration of things in the abstract.

Meanings of Abstractionism:

noun

The principles and practice of abstract art.

Usage examples:

O'keeffe did not abandon abstractionism

Meanings of Abstractions:

noun

The quality of dealing with ideas rather than events.

Usage examples:

Topics will vary in degrees of abstraction

Meanings of Abstractive:

adjective

Of, relating to, or expressing abstract ideas or concepts; engaged in, or able to engage in, the process of considering something theoretically or in the abstract.

noun

A person, thing, or other entity which is characterized by being abstract; (now) specifically an abstract noun.

Meanings of Abstractively:

adverb

In an abstract manner, rather than in relation to concrete examples or particular instances; in the abstract; abstractly.

Meanings of Abstractiveness:

noun

The property of abstracting something or quality of being abstracted; (in later use only) the quality of being abstract; abstractness.

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