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Members of group :

TAN BOON YIN


KOO YEN LING
LEE LAY KOON
LEE SHUN
FONG

Abstract Noun
An Abstract Noun is the name of a quality, action or

condition, that is, something that we can only see or


touch.
It is the name of a thing that we can only think of or
feel.
For example, the thing that called music is something
that we cannot see or touch.
The name music therefore an Abstract Noun.
Other Abstract Nouns are:
love, joy, kindness, honesty, hope, darkness,
distance.

Abstract Noun

Abstract Noun are uncountable.


Some Abstract Nouns, however, are countable and

can be used in the Plural as:ideas, opinions, truths, freedoms, joy, hopes
Abstract Noun can be formed from Adjectives, or
from Common Nouns, or from Verbs.
(a) From Adjectives:
Word
just
wise
honest

Abstract Nouns
justice
wisdom
honesty

Abstract Noun

(b) From

Common Nouns:

Word
man
friend
agent

(c) From Verbs:


Word
live
move
please

Abstract
Nouns
manhood
friendship
agency
Abstract
Nouns
life
motion
pleasure

Abstract Noun
(d) Abstract Noun of the Same from as Verbs:

Word
cry

Abstract
Nouns
cry

taste

taste

hope

hope

Abstract Noun

Exercises:

1)

honest

honesty

2 ) friend

friendship

3 ) live

life

4 ) hope

hope

Concrete Noun
A concrete noun is the name of something or

someone that we experience through our


senses, sight, hearing, smell, touch or taste.
Most nouns are concrete nouns. The opposite of a
concrete noun is an abstract noun.
For example:-

Cats, dogs, tables, chairs, buses, and teachers are


all concrete nouns.