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  • Moreover such things as these were not then and never can be held abstractly. Cited from Modern Religious Cults and Movements, by Gaius Glenn Atkins
  • One finds but a single champion of the married state considered abstractly. Cited from The Poet's Poet, by Elizabeth Atkins
  • Before we discuss this point abstractly, let us notice the conduct of men. Cited from Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions, by George S. Boutwell
  • When an event is located far from a person, it is viewed more abstractly.
  • He finds them because they are both abstractly lost.
  • However, they should not be used abstractly, separate from concrete, individual things.
  • But I cannot find any statement of its powers considered abstractly and separately. Cited from Biographia Literaria, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Of either case, then, abstractly considered, religion cannot speak with favor. Cited from Irish Race in the Past and the Present, by Thebaud
  • They come from an effort to state abstractly in intellectual terms qualities that can be known only by direct experience. Cited from A Preface to Politics, by Walter Lippmann
  • Between ourselves, there is no such thing, abstractly, as a `good' book. Cited from The Haunted Bookshop, by Christopher Morley
  • Additionally, problems in the transfer of knowledge are seen in younger students who lack the ability to think abstractly.
  • He also painted abstractly, particularly during the 1960s, when he produced his Polar series.
  • Such, abstractly stated, is the way to look up a word in the dictionary. Cited from The Century Vocabulary Builder, by Greever & Bachelor
  • It's as abstractly philosophical as you can get on a practical question.
  • Another view is that ought to be treated as a transformation group, rather than abstractly.
  • This code can be said to not access the state concretely, while it may access the state abstractly.
  • When people are planning into the distant future, they are planning abstractly and are often optimistic.
  • People who abstractly revere the truth have never been able to tell anything but falsehoods. Cited from Manners and Social Usages, Mrs. J.M.E.W. Sherwood
  • I want you to size up the catastrophe -- abstractly -- you understand? Cited from Whirligigs, by O. Henry
  • They will say it was wrong -- abstractly, if you please. Cited from Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams, by Josiah Quincy
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Meaning of abstractly

  • adverb In abstract terms