Definition of Concretization

1. Noun. The process of concretizing a general principle or idea by delineating, particularizing, or exemplifying it. ¹



2. Noun. Something specific which is the result of a process of concretizing a general principle or idea. ¹

3. Noun. (medicine psychology) An inability to generalize or abstract accompanied by excessive concentration on specific details, as in a mental disorder or cognition by children. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Concretization

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Medical Definition of Concretization

1. Inability to abstract with an overemphasis on specific details; seen in mental disorders, such as dementia and schizophrenia, and also normally in children. Origin: L. Con-cresco, pp. -cretus, to grow together, harden (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Concretization

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Literary usage of Concretization

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1. Partial Evaluation and Automatic Program Generation by Neil D. Jones, Carsten K. Gomard, Peter Sestoft (1993)
"To roughly formalize the abstraction and concretization functions, ... also satisfy requirements (2) and (3) on abstraction and concretization functions. ..."

2. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1906)
"Deeds are but the evanescent expression of the temporary, feelings are the vital concretization of immortal truth. The realities, the crises of life, ..."

3. Involving the Community: A Guide to Participatory Development Communication by Guy Bessette (2004)
"... concretization: examination of the problem identified by the groups in the light of local conditions; • selection of priority problems by the groups; ..."

4. Diseases of the nervous system: A Text-book of Neurology and Psychiatry by Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1917)
"At the physicochemical level the concretization of sexual desire usually reaches an active adult stage with the onset of puberty. ..."

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