Abstract Nouns

Examples Help! Definition and Meaning of an abstract noun

A noun is the name of any person, place or thing as John, London or book. But what is an Abstract noun? The meaning or definition of an abstract noun is as follows:

 

Definition & Meaning

An abstract noun means the opposite to a concrete noun. If you cannot taste, touch, hear, smell or see something it is an abstract noun. Examples of abstract nouns are honesty, courage and loyalty.

Definition & Meaning

Examples Help! List of Abstract Nouns
This list of English examples will prove useful when learning about different parts of speech:

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Beauty Annoyance Education
Pleasure Skill Courage
Revenge Loyalty Nature
Communication Love Hate
Thought Creativity Loneliness
Fairness Freedom Wisdom
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The Noun Game

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The Noun Game

Examples Help - Understanding Abstract Nouns!

Understanding the different types of nouns is not very difficult, but it is made daunting because of the seemingly complicated names! Just glancing through this page provides a fast overview of Abstract nouns. Remember that an abstract noun is the opposite to a concrete noun. If you cannot taste, touch, hear, smell or see something it is an abstract noun. Examples of abstract nouns are honesty, courage and loyalty.

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Abstract Nouns

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