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English definition of “abstract noun”

abstract noun

noun [C]    
a noun that refers to a thing that does not exist as a material object: "Happiness", "honesty", and "liberty" are abstract nouns. "Happiness," "honesty," and "liberty" are abstract nouns. → Compare concrete nounParts of speech
(Definition of abstract noun noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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