Ab-stract adj. [[<L abstrahere, to draw from, seperate]] 1 thought apart from any particular instances or material objects; not concrete. -- vt. 1 to take away; remove 2 to take dishonestly; steal.
Con-crete adj. 2 having a material, perceptible existence; of belonging to, or characterized by things or events that can be perceived by the senses; real, actual: opposed to ABSTRACT.
For-mal-ism n. 1 strict or excessive attention to or insistence on outward forms, as in art.