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abstract noun

noun, Grammar
1.
a noun denoting something immaterial and abstract, as rest, dread, or transportation.
2.
a noun formed with a suffix that imparts such a meaning, as kindness.
Compare concrete noun.
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British Dictionary definitions for abstract-noun

abstract noun

noun
1.
a noun that refers to an abstract concept, as for example kindness Compare concrete noun
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