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adjective as in abstract

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That forces you to refine your understanding, to revise your conceptual system.

Gender is just one aspect of identity that could influence topics, conceptual approaches and specific methodologies used in a wide range of scientific disciplines.

Nevo said even state-of-the-art flood forecasting had previously relied on hydrologic models that were based largely on maps of local topography and conceptual principles derived from physics.

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Such conceptual difficulties are usually ignored by practicing physicists.

Understanding how to deal with this conceptual problem requires us to look at the theory in more detail.

They wrote some big checks so we could do the conceptual work.

“There is a conceptual leap that the first assessor used,” Feldman said.

I'm aware of this in all my work, and try to anticipate it as much as possible at the very beginning conceptual stages.

Actually, movement conservatives who turn against Wall Street are on the verge of breaking important new conceptual ground.

If the "Screen Tests" can seem like a mostly conceptual gambit, it's clear that  in some cases their visual subtleties matter.

Among the conceptual terms in the Aristotelian logic few play a more important part than those of substance and accident.

Is it not as arbitrarily lifted out of the living sentence as is the minimum conceptual element out of the word?

Were a language ever completely “grammatical,” it would be a perfect engine of conceptual expression.

The word sing cannot, as a matter of fact, be freely used to refer to its own conceptual content.

Both the phonetic and conceptual structures show the instinctive feeling of language for form.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conceptual, such as: theoretical, visionary, imaginary, notional, theoretic, and unapplied.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.