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Questions tagged [abstract-nouns]

For questions about nouns that refer to something abstract, general, conceptual or otherwise intangible. For example, "kindness". The opposite of an abstract noun is a concrete noun.

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`the` or no article?

"dialogue" is an abstract thing. So, should we say "End of the dialogue." Or "End of dialogue." ?
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If we can see temperature by a thermometer

Temperature is an abstract noun because we cannot sense it per se. If we can see temperature by a thermometer, does temperature become a concrete noun?
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Plural Vs Singular? "different climate(s?) at either side(s?) of the mountain"

Would you please clarify for me what would be the difference in meaning between the following phrases? different climate at either side of the mountain different climate at either sides of the ...
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Concrete Noun or Abstract Noun

I recently had to identify what type of noun "happiness" is in the following sentence: You could feel happiness and joy in the air The listed options were: Possessive Collective Concrete "concrete"...
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Is there a dictionary which denotes if its words are concrete or abstract nouns?

Is there a dictionary which denotes if its words are concrete or abstract nouns? I found already a dictionary which denotes if the words are countable or uncountable (Merriam Webster learner's) but I ...
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Is the word "bill" considered an abstract noun or a concrete noun?

Is the word "bill" considered to be an abstract noun or a concrete noun? It is not clear to me whether it is an abstract noun because it talks about something that we cannot feel with our senses, or ...
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