abstractness etymology

English word abstractness comes from English abstract, English -ness

Detailed word origin of abstractness

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
abstract English (eng) (intransitive, computing) To produce an abstraction, usually by refactoring existing code. Generally used with "out".. (intransitive, fine arts) To create abstractions.. (intransitive, rare) To perform the process of abstraction.. (intransitive, reflexive, literally, figuratively) To withdraw oneself; to retire. [First attested in the mid 17th century.]. (transitive) To consider abstractly; [...]
-ness English (eng) Appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of being(the adjective)", "the quality of being(the adjective)", or "the measure of being(the adjective)".. Appended to words of other parts of speech to form nouns (often nonce words or terms in philosophy) meaning the state/quality/measure of the idea represented by these words.
abstractness English (eng) The quality of being abstract. [First attested in the late 16th century.].

Words with the same origin as abstractness

Descendants of -ness
awareness cleanliness craziness darkness dizziness emptiness express fondness foolishness happiness highness illness kindness nothingness readiness selfishness shyness strength talent tenderness ugliness unhappiness weakness weirdness willingness