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Pronunciation:  ab'straktid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professer"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"
  2. [adj]  taken out of or separated from; "possibility is...achievability, abstracted from achievement"- A.N.Whitehead

ABSTRACTED is a 10 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: absent, absentminded, inattentive, removed, scatty, separate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ab*stract"ed\, a.
1. Separated or disconnected; withdrawn; removed; apart.

         The evil abstracted stood from his own evil.

2. Separated from matter; abstract; ideal. [Obs.]

3. Abstract; abstruse; difficult. [Obs.] --Johnson.

4. Inattentive to surrounding objects; absent in mind. ``An
   abstracted scholar.'' --Johnson.

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