Example sentences for: abstraction

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

  • Most historians--particularly those enamored of what Rosenbaum calls the "great and grave abstraction," the systemic rather than biographical explanation of the Holocaust--have resisted Dawidowicz's thesis that Hitler conceived of the physical annihilation of the Jews early in his political career, between the years 1919 and 1924.

  • It's infused with a mournful 1950s-era Existentialism, and Paz's French influence pushes him into abstraction.

  • To describe such multidisciplinary biological problems at multiple levels of abstraction (for example, from intramolecular to disease phenotype), biologists customarily resort to informal cartoon diagrams which, although expressive, are often ambiguous and must be annotated to be interpreted properly.

  • Participants consented to a medical record review which included abstraction of total glycated hemoglobin levels obtained at the enrollment visit, completed a self-administered questionnaire and self-collected a vaginal swab.

  • Or with some romantic abstraction about what we would like China to be?

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