Example sentences for: abstract

How can you use “abstract” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • By culture I don't mean Wagner and Abstract Expressionism--they've always been hot--but rather culture as an explanation for social phenomena.

  • Johns' 1958 show figures in many stories of American art as the first step in the turn away from abstract expressionism, from the hot grandiloquence of Pollock and De Kooning toward the cool of pop, minimalism, and conceptual art--the art of the '60s and after.

  • But the plots have evolved to an abstract level--a kind of metaphorical mist--and Scarpetta has acquired two archenemies: Temple Gault, an evil-genius, white-trash skinhead, and his accomplice, an attractive young psychopath named Carrie Grethen.

  • Most of Stein's phases are here: the pioneering "continuous present" tense she invented in Three Lives ; the abstract sketches of friends; the barely performable plays that she compared to landscapes; the difficult holistic theory of literature that made her a surprising star on the American lecture circuit late in life.

  • PubMed and CINAHL did not pick up the validity term that appeared in the abstract by Gracovetsky et al.


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