Concrete and abstract nouns examples

Concrete and abstract nouns examples

Concrete and abstract nouns examples

 

Concrete noun definition

A concrete noun is a noun that represents something that can be seen and touched.

Concrete noun examples

Common nouns are concrete nouns and some proper nouns like the names of people, places, etc. are concrete nouns.

  • House
  • Building
  • Man
  • Dog
  • Bread
  • Book
  • Computer
  • Phone
  • Stone
  • Door
  • Garden
  • Bob
  • Smith
  • Ali
  • Apartment
  • School
  • Stairs
  • Paper
  • Pavement
  • Trousers

 

Abstract noun definition 

An abstract noun is a noun that represents ideas and feelings we cannot see or touch.

Some abstract nouns denote feelings and emotions:
  • Happiness
  • Sadness
  • Anguish
  • Fear
  • Love
  • Hatred
  • Ecstasy

Abstract nouns representing ideas and concepts:

  • Life
  • Death
  • Independence
  • Information
  • Honor
  • Humor
  • pleasure
  • Pain
  • Trust
  • Communication
  • Relativity
  • Democracy
  • Capitalism
  • Ethics
  • Industrialism

Many abstract nouns are personality characteristics:

  • Bravery
  • Courage
  • Patience
  • Tolerance
  • Independence
  • Loyalty
  • Aggression
  • Maturity
  • Compassion

Concrete and abstract nouns examples

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