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List of Abstract Nouns In English

In English Grammar, there are several ways to describe each thing designed by nature in a different manner. In grammar, we find verb, noun, adjective, adverb, abstract noun, narration, voice etc. Abstract nouns are the objects/ ideas which can only be felt and can never be seen or touched. The things we sense with our sense organs and are intangible are known as abstract nouns. Basically, they are opposite to concrete nouns.

Abstract nouns are made from verbs, adjectives and common nouns. These types of questions are normally asked in exam papers.

List of all Abstract Nouns

Love Anger Hate
Peace Loyalty Integrity
Pride Courage Deceit
Honesty Trust Compassion
Bravery Misery Childhood
Knowledge Patriotism Friendship
Brilliance Truth Charity
Justice Faith Kindness
Pleasure Liberty Freedom
Delight Despair Hope
Awe Calm Joy
Reality Wisdom

Some examples for different abstract nouns created from different parts of grammar are written below. This will help you to understand the abstract noun from verbs & adjectives respectively.

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Abstract Noun from verbs-

Verb Abstract Noun
obey Obedience
grow Growth
please Pleasure

Abstract Noun from Adjectives-

Adjective Abstract Noun
Kind Kindness
Brave Bravery
Ill Illness
Honest Honesty
Long Length
Strong Strength
Wide Width
Cruel Cruelty
Bitter Bitterness
Vacant Vacancy
Human Humanity

Abstract Noun from Common Noun-

Common Noun Abstract Noun
Child Childhood
Slave Slavery

Practice questions based on abstract nouns to get full knowledge on them. You can also practice words which are made from verbs or adjectives. Grammar is much scoring if your concepts are clear and you have best understanding of topics included into it. Stay connected with us so as to get the knowledge of GK and English which is main part of competitive exams too.

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