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For example, in painting the form arises from abstract elements of line and color, while in cinema the material concreteness of the image within the frame presents - as an element - the greatest difficulty in manipulation.
Sergei Eisenstein

Meaning of "concreteness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONCRETENESS

concreteness  [ˈkɒŋkriːtnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONCRETENESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Concreteness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONCRETENESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Concreteness

Concreteness is an aspect of communication that means being specific, definite, and vivid rather than vague and general. A concrete communication uses specific facts and figures. Concreteness is often taught in college communication courses as one of the aspects of effective communication. Counselors, attorneys, job interviewers, etc. often prod their interviewees to speak with greater concreteness. For instance, if a witness says he gave his wife "a bit of a slap," the cross-examining lawyer might ask how hard he hit her. A job interviewer will often ask probing questions to elicit more concrete information; e.g., "Could you give me an example of when you did XXX?"...

Definition of concreteness in the English dictionary

The definition of concreteness in the dictionary is the quality of being concrete rather than abstract.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONCRETENESS


absoluteness
ˌæbsəˈluːtnəs
apartness
əˈpɑːtnəs
bittersweetness
ˌbɪtəˈswiːtnəs
cuteness
ˈkjuːtnəs
discreetness
dɪˈskriːtnəs
fleetness
ˈfliːtnəs
indiscreetness
ˌɪndɪˈsˈkriːtnəs
indiscreteness
ˌɪndɪsˈkriːtnəs
inertness
ɪnˈɜːtnəs
meetness
ˈmiːtnəs
minuteness
maɪˈnjuːtnəs
mootness
ˈmuːtnəs
muteness
ˈmjuːtnəs
obsoleteness
ˈɒbsəˌliːtnəs
oversweetness
ˌəʊvəˈswiːtnəs
petiteness
pəˈtiːtnəs
repleteness
rɪˈpliːtnəs
swartness
ˈswɔːtnəs
sweetness
ˈswiːtnəs
unmeetness
ʌnˈmiːtnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONCRETENESS

concrescence
concrescent
concrete
concrete jungle
concrete mixer
concrete music
concrete noun
concrete number
concrete poetry
concretely
concretion
concretionary
concretisation
concretise
concretism
concretist
concretive
concretively
concretization
concretize

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONCRETENESS

adhesiveness
appropriateness
attentiveness
attractiveness
awareness
awesomeness
brand awareness
business
closeness
competitiveness
completeness
cost-effectiveness
doneness
effectiveness
hoarseness
likeness
oneness
responsiveness
self-awareness
soreness
uniqueness

Synonyms and antonyms of concreteness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «concreteness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONCRETENESS

Find out the translation of concreteness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of concreteness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «concreteness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

具体性
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

concreción
570 millions of speakers

English

concreteness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्थूलता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اقعية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

конкретность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

concretude
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

concreteness
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

concret
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penekanan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Konkret
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

具体性
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

구체성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Concreteness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự cụ thể
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஸ்தூலமான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एकरुपता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

somutluk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

concretezza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

konkretność
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

конкретність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

concretețe
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ορθότητας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

konkreetheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

konkretion
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

concreteness
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of concreteness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONCRETENESS»

The term «concreteness» is regularly used and occupies the 64.167 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONCRETENESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about concreteness

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2 QUOTES WITH «CONCRETENESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word concreteness.
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Louis Dudek
The residue of religion in my work appears as a modified transcendentalism, and the positivist scientific side of my thought appears as concreteness and realism. The effort to reconcile the two is at the core of all my poetry.
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Sergei Eisenstein
For example, in painting the form arises from abstract elements of line and color, while in cinema the material concreteness of the image within the frame presents - as an element - the greatest difficulty in manipulation.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONCRETENESS»

Discover the use of concreteness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to concreteness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Philosophy of Hegel as a Doctrine of the Concreteness of ...
The publication of volume 2 of Philip T. Grier’s translation of The Philosophy of Hegel as a Doctrine of the Concreteness of God and Humanity completes the first appearance in English of any of the works of Russian philosopher I. A ...
I. A. Il'in, Philip T. Grier, 2011
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The Search for Concreteness: Reflections on Hegel and ...
ness and knowledge is a priori, the following three points are to be made out in Hegel's conceptuality, although they do not stand out uniformly or receive the emphasis that it is possible to accord them within the philosophy of concreteness.
Darrel E. Christensen, 1986
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The Concreteness Effects of Bilingual Memory in Free ...
The results also point to some significant differences between L1 and L2 on concreteness effects, suggesting higher concreteness effects in the second language and lower reaction time in the native language.
Nathalie Burle, 2006
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Art and the Absolute: A Study of Hegel's Aesthetics
work may reveal something essential about the nature of concreteness. And given the relation of art and philosophy in Hegel's system, it may tell us something about Hegel's own desire to make the philosophical concept concrete. As Hegel ...
William Desmond, 1986
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The Impact of the Abstractness-concreteness of an Ad Copy on ...
Primarily, this study proposed that the impact of the abstractness-concreteness of an ad copy on consumers' responses to a product would be moderated by their regulatory foci and type of product attributes. However, results from this study ...
Cunhyeong Ci, 2008
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Repetition Priming and Concreteness Effects in Bilingualism
This work was aimed to take a closer look at the nature of bilingual lexicon by investigating, with the use of Event-Related Potential (ERP) methodology, the effects of word concreteness as well as the within and cross-language effects of ...
Alexandra Geyer, 2009
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Child Psychology: A Handbook of Contemporary Issues
Taking. a. Hard. Look. at. Concreteness: Do. Concrete. Objects. Help. Young. Children. Learn. Symbolic. Relations? D. Introduction. The ability to understand and manipulate symbols is one of the most important milestones of human ...
Lawrence Balter, Catherine Tamis-LeMonda, 2003
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The Effects of Concreteness on Learning, Transfer, and ...
The present research investigated the effects of concrete and generic instantiations on learning and transfer of a mathematical concept. The current work distinguished two types of concreteness.
Jennifer A. Kaminski, 2006
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Mental Lexicon: Some Words to Talk about Words
Chapter 6 Age-of-acquisition And Concreteness Effects In Reading, Naming And Comprehension In A Deep Dyslexic Patient Christopher Barry* Department of Psychology, University of Essex, Colchester, U.K. Simon Gerhand School of ...
Patrick Bonin, 2004
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The Handbook of the Neuropsychology of Language
Posterior concreteness effect The posterior concreteness effect between 250 and 450 ms has been linked to modulations of the classical N400 component, with more negative amplitudes to concrete than to abstract words, when these words ...
Miriam Faust, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONCRETENESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term concreteness is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ogechi: 7 Books That Will Change Your Life & the Way You Think …
Ideas that stick have six critical elements: Simplicity, Unexpectedness, Concreteness, Credibility, Emotions, and Stories. Business managers ... «Bella Naija, Jul 15»
2
Jeb Bush attacks the Obama-Clinton 'zombie economy'
The differentiation will come in the type and concreteness of their alternatives. Bush gives a road map for where he is going. On Obamacare, he ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
3
Help for Realtors: Using Marketing Tools to Generate More Offers
All of this leads to concreteness when it comes to maintaining the home's market price! Restoration photos: If you're pitching a home that has had work done, ... «FranchiseWorks.com, Jul 15»
4
Creation's Order of Love: How (Not) to Read Laudato Si'
"Communio is a communion of the body and blood of Christ (e.g., 1 Corinthians 10:16) Now the Whole attains its full concreteness; everyone ... «ABC Local, Jul 15»
5
Georg Lukacs: Lessons for struggle today
And, as in every dialectical relationship, the terms of the relation only acquire concreteness and reality in and by virtue of this mediation”. «Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal, Jul 15»
6
Regression vs. Curve Fitting – Technical Diversity in Data Science …
In the following, the example of regression is used for concreteness. There are other data science concepts that overlap multiple disciplines, but ... «icrunchdata News, Jun 15»
7
Right To Education: The Numbers Don't Add Up
It seems we will never know with any amount of concreteness the progress of one of the nation's most critical social schemes – for there is just ... «Newslaundry, Jun 15»
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Takata CEO offers murky explanation / Long-delayed press …
... conference Thursday, but his explanations for the company's defective air bags lacked concreteness and failed to pave the way for a solution. «The Japan News, Jun 15»
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New treatment to improve yarn elasticity
Airy in which the luster of mohair combines with the concreteness of wool – is a worsted yarn as light and impalpable as air, ideal to create ... «Knitting Trade Journal, Jun 15»
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Live Through This: A Pioneering Rock Critic Looks Back with Love …
I find that it opens me up intellectually — the level of abstraction and concreteness combined are very liberating for me. At this point, I read more ... «lareviewofbooks, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Concreteness [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/concreteness>. Jun 2020 ».
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