Questions tagged [concrete-nouns]

For questions about nouns that denote something material or tangible, for example "shoe". The opposite of a concrete noun is an abstract noun.

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Can a specific noun be concrete or abstract?

Fact: something that has actual existence https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fact Can “fact” be a concrete noun or an abstract noun? fact=god (concrete) fact=space exploration (abstract) ...
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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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Apposition of abstract nouns and concrete nouns [closed]

For example, ‘circle’ is a concrete noun and ‘circularness’ is an abstract noun. Though can a circle be circularness and circularness be a circle? ‘Circularness is a circle.’ https://en.m.wiktionary....
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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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Concrete vs Abstract nouns

What is the difference between a material and a concrete noun?? Are 'Promise, truth, lie and comment' countable Abstract nouns?? What others examples can be given for the same.