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Main Entry: 1abĚstract
Pronunciation: ab-strakt, ab-strakt
Etymology: from Latin abstractus
"abstract," from earlier abstrahere
"to draw away," from abs-, ab-
"from, away" and trahere
"to draw" --related to ATTRACT
expressing a quality or idea without reference to an actual person or thing <"honesty"
is an abstract
difficult to understand : HARD
using elements of form (as color, line, or texture) with little or no attempt at creating a realistic picture <abstract