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used in
1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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abstract
Used in
1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • And yet the rage that one felt was an abstract, undirected emotion which could be switched from one object to another like the flame of a blowlamp.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Any word in the language (in principle this applied even to very abstract words such as if or when) could be used either as verb, noun, adjective, or adverb.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: abstract art
as in: abstract thought
as in: read the abstract
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