Abstract Nouns Examples

Abstract Nouns

Remember that a noun is the word for a person, place, or thing.

There is also another type of noun-an idea. Abstract nouns are nouns that are not concrete things. You can't hold them or touch them, but they are "ideas". Abstract nouns are words for ideas, feelings, or experiences.

Examples of Abstract Nouns:

Love-Love is a wonderful thing!

Peace-Let there be peace on Earth.

Fear-I was full of fear.

Freedom-Freedom is important to people in the United States.

Dream-I had a dream last night.

Anger-His anger caused him to yell.

Joy-Her face was full of joy.

Misery-I could feel the misery in his frown.

Friendship-Our friendship has lasted for many years.

Pride-Do you feel the pride?

Famous Quotations with Abstract Nouns

"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed." Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Love is patient; Love is kind." 1 Corinthians; The Bible

"There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism." Alexander Hamilton

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