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What are the categories or types of abstract nouns? Or Are there categories or types of abstract nouns?

I think some categories are probably action noun or action, emotion, idea, condition, state or event.

Do more categories or types of abstract noun exist?

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I don't think there is an exhaustive list, as you could group some together under one term or continue to break them down further. But in addition to those you mention, I would add:

  • Human qualities or characteristics (eg 'confidence', ego). These are different from emotions or feelings.
  • Social constructs (eg 'crime', 'ownership')
  • Relative concepts (eg 'privilege')
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  • I was thinking that maybe we might have more categories of abstract noun and I think I'm not understanding some categories. In what category would 'thought' be if 'thought' is an abstract noun? Commented Mar 16, 2021 at 20:03
  • And what is "relative concept", "social construct", or "human quality or characteristic"? Commented Mar 16, 2021 at 20:05
  • @user6779864 You mentioned "idea" in your question. That's really the same as thought.
    – Astralbee
    Commented Mar 16, 2021 at 20:07
  • I was thinking "thought" can be "action" or "mental action" too. Commented Mar 17, 2021 at 17:51

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