English Grammar: Abstract Nouns
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An abstract noun refers to states, events, concepts, feelings, qualities, etc., that have no physical existence.
eg: Freedom; happiness; idea; music 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.
Concrete Noun; Proper Noun; Adjectival Noun; Noun as Adjective; Animate Noun; Inanimate Noun; Collective Noun; Mass Noun; Substantive
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