Re: abstract/concrete nouns
Originally Posted by yarred
We can only hear music outside of our minds because it is carried to us by means which are concrete. Without the means by which music can be amplified and carried to a listener, music would only exist in one's mind.
Music is abstract.
You don't have to identify nouns with all of your senses in order for them to to be concrete.
remedy - I think this could be either concrete or abstract. It depends.
gossip = words = ideas and concepts - I'd call "gossip" abstract.
Ideas and concepts can be considered abstract or concrete as well.
An idea or a concept can be thought of as concrete based on how simple it is by comparison to more complicated ideas.