toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

abstract
used in Gulliver's Travels

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
1  —1 use as in:
abstract thought
Definition
of a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
  • And as to ideas, entities, abstractions, and transcendentals, I could never drive the least conception into their heads.
    Part 2 — A Voyage to Brobdingnag (79% in)

There are no more uses of "abstract" flagged with this meaning in Gulliver's Travels.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®
?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • There are some other articles; but these are the most important, of which I have read you an abstract.
    Part 1 — A Voyage to Lilliput (82% in)
  • They were indeed excellent in two sciences for which I have great esteem, and wherein I am not unversed; but, at the same time, so abstracted and involved in speculation, that I never met with such disagreeable companions.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (31% in)

There are no more uses of "abstract" in Gulliver's Travels.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®