From Common Nouns
Common Noun Abstract Noun
Verbs Abstract Noun
Adjectives Abstract Noun
The following senternces show how Abstract Nouns are used:
Note :The Noun answers the question, “what?”
1. I could not read well when I was a child (common Noun).
I could not read well during my childhood (Abstract Noun: during my what?).
2. I want to be your friend (common Noun)
I want your friendship (Abstract Noun: want my what?).
3. I do not like the way you behave (verb).
I do no like your behavior (Abstract Noun: like your what?)
4. You can have all my money after I die (verb)
You can have all my money after my death (Abstract Noun: after my what?)
5. I cannot advise you? (verb)
I cannot give you any advice (Abstract Noun: any what?)
6. I believe that he is speaking the truth (verb)
It is my belief that he is speaking the truth (Abstract Noun: my what?)
7. The rope is three yards long (adjective)
The length of the rope is three yards (Abstract Noun: the what?)
8. This boy is not strong (adjective)
This boy has not strength (Abstract Noun: no what?)
9. He broke the glass because he was anger (adjective)
He broke the glass out of anger (Abstract Noun: out of what?)
10. He is an able doctor (adjective)
He is a doctor of great ability a (Abstract Noun: of what?)