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concreteness

[kənkrēt′nes]
Etymology: L, concrescere, to be formed
communication in the here and now; simplicity; lack of abstraction.
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The hypothesis about the connection between concreteness and interest was supported in both studies.
Moreover, concreteness and abstractness may also be related to the amount of information a given element conveys.
On the other hand, the Concreteness Hierarchy predicts that terms which refer to concrete entities are more accessible to Subject than those that make reference to abstract entities: concrete entities > abstract entities (Dik 1997a: 279).
In addition to being a monument to the birthday of Russian poetry, however, Zukovskij's "Elegy," considered as a poem in its own right, retains Gray's clear-eyed and unsentimental approach to the theme, involves the reader personally as the original does not, and consistently exhibits a greater concreteness of imagery than the original.
This incoherence of non-place, its absence from human experience except as the kind of abstraction Whitehead identifies with "the fallacy of misplaced concreteness," is a persistent sub-theme of The Fate of Place--from the early discussions of cosmogony through its critique of modernist space-obsession.
2) The first function, as the total structure coefficients indicate, is closely associated with the two garrulousness measures and with concreteness, while the remaining measures play lesser roles; broadcast length and concreteness are also prominent in the uncorrelated second function, as is the projected activity level conveyed in the broadcasts.
Within such an environment, the fallacy of misplaced concreteness has consequences for the incentive structure facing academic researchers and administrators.
03, with at-risk students indicating a lesser need for concreteness in their learning experiences (M = 11.
Alfred North Whitehead referred to this as the fallacy of misplaced concreteness.
For all their apparent concreteness, photographs have a remarkable capacity to change before our eyes.
begin with a way of life formed in Christ, then searchingly carry that formation out toward practical details, not via code casuistry, but by an ongoing probing of pride, power, cross, love, repentance and forgiveness in their relevance to situations of the utmost concreteness and immeidacy.
Buber's mysticism in a similar way doesn't hide the man but expresses Buber in his full human concreteness.