Concreteness
Concreteness Con*crete"ness, n. The quality of being concrete. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • concreteness — con·crete·ness …   English syllables

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  • Fallacy of misplaced concreteness — In the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead, one commits the fallacy of misplaced concreteness when one mistakes an abstract belief, opinion or concept about the way things are for a physical or concrete reality.Whitehead proposed the fallacy in… …   Wikipedia

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