German translation of 'abstraction'
Example Sentences Including 'abstraction'
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He looked up, and an apology for his clumsy abstraction died on his lips.THE CURSE OF CHALION (2001)
`What I had in mind," said Sheila, `was an approach to abstraction.SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE (2001)
It's a hazy abstraction, not susceptible to quantitative appraisal.LOHENGRIN (2001)
Then it struck her that he was in a state of deep abstraction.COME AND BE KILLED (2001)
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'abstraction' in Other Languages
British English: abstraction NOUN
An abstraction is a general idea rather than one relating to a particular object, person, or situation.
Is it worth fighting a big war, in the name of an abstraction like sovereignty?
Translation of abstraction from the Collins English to German Dictionary