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List 15 - Forming Abstract Nouns

Common Noun

Abstract Noun

Common Noun

Abstract Noun

brother

brotherhood

man

manhood

child

childhood

member

membership

friend

friendship

mother

motherhood

king

kingship

neighbor

neighborhood

leader

leadership

scholar

scholarship

Verb

Abstract Noun

Verb

Abstract Noun

behave

behavior

lose

loss

die

death

marry

marriage

free

freedom

please

pleasure

grow

growth

sell

sale

know

knowledge

speak

speech

laugh

laughter

think

thought

Adjective

Abstract Noun

Adjective

Abstract Noun

angry

anger

new

newness

beautiful

beauty

strong

strength

brave

bravery

thirsty

thirst

great

greatness

true

truth

happy

happiness

unique

uniqueness

hungry

hunger

weak

weakness

king

kindness

wide

width

long

length

wise

wisdom

List of Abstract Nouns


Emotions/Feelings

Love

Hate

Anger

Peace

Pride

Sympathy

States/Attributes

Bravery

Loyalty

Honesty

Integrity

Compassion

Charity

Success

Courage

Deceit

Skill

Beauty

Brilliance

Pain

Misery

Ideas/Concepts/Ideals

Beliefs

Dreams

Justice

Truth

Faith

Liberty

Knowledge

Thought

Information

Culture

Trust

Dedication

Movements/Events

Progress

Education

Hospitality

Leisure

Trouble

Friendships

Relaxation

Adventure energy intelligence sacrifice amazement anxiety awe beauty bravery chaos
charity childhood comfort communication curiosity dedication democracy determination
failure faith fear freedom friendship generosity gossip happiness honesty hope
imagination justice joy kindness knowledge laughter liberty life luck luxury materity
memory motivation music opportunity pain patience perseverancepleasure power pride
relaxation satisfaction strength success talent trust warmth wisdom