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Abstract Nouns - Glossary of Terms


Abstract Nouns

An abstract noun is a word which names something that you cannot see, hear, touch, smell or taste.  It is the opposite of a concrete noun.

Examples:

consideration, parenthood, belief

Interactive example:
 
These certificates and medals are for bravery. [show me the abstract noun]
 
Associated pages:
 
What are nouns?
The different types of nouns
 
 

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