Sentence Examples


  • In the case of solid figures a more difficult geometrical abstraction is involved.
  • The abstraction keeps moving forward, and the technology races to keep up.
  • By this theory, Hume is freed from all the problems of abstraction and judgment.
  • This, again, is a process of abstraction, the attainment of abstract ideas which, apart from the concrete individuals, are conceived as having a substantive existence.
  • Adherents of the Yoga philosophy and the system of ascetic practices enjoined by it with the view of mental abstraction and the supposed attainment of superhuman powers - practices which, when not merely pretended, but rigidly carried out, are only too apt to produce vacuity of mind and wild fits of frenzy.