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Answered 2010-09-19 16:10:30

An abstract idea is an idea that can be interpreted in many different ways.

Some examples include:

Betrayal, Charity, Courage, Cowardice, Cruelty, Forgiveness, Truth, Love, Anger, Fear, Grief, Happiness, Jealously, Sympathy, Insanity, Knowldege, Wisdom, Right/Wrong, Duty, Fame, Justice, Liberty, Friendship, Greed, Innocence, Rules, Social Norm, and Religion.

Usually these abstract terms are difficult to define alone, but easier when in context. For example: What is Right? vs. What is the right answer to this math equation?

For most people it will be easier to answer the second question, because it is in context.

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