A noun denoting an idea, quality, or state rather than a concrete object, e.g. truth, danger, happiness: the website contains considerably more abstract nouns than hard facts
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- There will be confusion if we continue to use the word "morality" because it is an abstract noun.
- It is Brutus who is the most instantly recognisable modern figure in his use of abstract nouns to justify political ends.
- The most difficult task for the mothers was to explain the concept of abstract nouns in Korean.
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