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Concrete / Abstract Collective Nouns

  • A Concrete Noun is something that can be touched or seen and they can be either common or proper. Examples of concrete nouns are things such as a desk, a toy, a book, ect. book_.jpgtoys.jpg


  • An Abstract Noun is something that names things such as an idea, doctrine, theory, condition, concept, or feeling. They can be either common or proper but abstract nouns are unable to be touche or seen. Example of these nouns include words such as satisfaction, beauty, strength, goodness, or bravery.

  • Collective Nouns name a group of persons or things such as a crowd, congress, or the United States.
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