Concrete and Abstract Nouns Examples in Sentences

Published on January 01, 2019
Concrete Nouns represents the nouns which can be Nouns that can be identified through five senses (taste, touch, sight, hearing, or smell) come under concrete nouns. They can be touched, smelt, felt, seen or heard.

Abstracts Nouns represents the nouns which cannot be touched or seen. These nouns ideas, qualities, or states rather than a concrete object.

For Instance:
My brother is in love with a girl of great honour.

In the above sentence, brother and girl are concrete nouns as they can be seen and touched.
Love and honour are abstract nouns as they cannot be touched and seen.

Sentence Concrete Nouns Abstract Nouns
I am reading a book to gain knowledge Book (Common Noun) Knowledge
Amit is very ambitious for his career and growth. Amit (Proper Noun) Career, Growth
When he saw his son, all his anger turned into affection Son Anger, Affection
The candidates are learning animation. candidates animation
The waterfall continues to be the main attraction at the park Waterfall, park attraction
The scholar has an abundance of knowledge. Scholar Abundance, knowledge
The students were filled with excitement to go on a new adventure. Students Excitement, adventure.
The doctor has earned the adoration of his patients. Doctor, patients. adoration
Some children hurt animals for amusement, but their actions rarely go unpunished. Children, animals Amusement, actions
He did not mention this to his daughter, but Nina noticed her father's nervousness and anxiety Daughter, Nina, father Nervousness, anxiety
I could feel the warmth of the fireplace Fireplace (Compound Noun) Warmth
Many people have a phobia, and being in the presence of what they fear will fill them with absolute terror People, phobia Presence, terror
The argument led to his suspension from school. School Suspension, argument
Getting no response from Alina, he shrugged and turned to his desk Alina, desk Response
The wall gives some protection from the prevailing wind. Wall, wind protection

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