Abstract Noun

Definition: An abstract noun refers to states, events, concepts, feelings, qualities, etc., that have no physical existence.

Examples:
  • Friendship; peace; romance; humor are all abstract nouns that have no physical existence.
An abstract noun can be either a countable noun or uncountable noun. Abstract nouns that refer to events are almost usually countable: a noise; a meeting.

achievement
adjustment
amazement
improvement
replacement
action
combination
imagination
production
reduction
attractiveness
bitterness
friendliness
tenderness
ugliness


More examples:
  • She is a high-achieving student.
  • Honesty is very important.
  • Liberty was a great topic until most nations got independence.
  • Peter doesn’t want to have his curiosity.


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