(countable and uncountable, plural concretizations)
- (uncountable) The process of concretizing a general principle or idea by delineating, particularizing, or exemplifying it.
- (countable) Something specific which is the result of a process of concretizing a general principle or idea.
- (uncountable, medicine, psychology) An inability to generalize or perform abstraction accompanied by excessive concentration on specific details, as in a mental disorder or in cognition by children.
- Concretization and concretion are rough synonyms but are usually not used interchangeably. Concretization is more commonly used to refer to a particular embodiment of a general concept or to the process which creates it. Concretion is more commonly used to refer to a physical, especially geological, object or to the physical process which creates it.