English

“Proper and Common nouns.”

Abstract noun

An abstract noun describes words that have no physical form

An abstract noun is an ^^^ intangible descriptor.

The name of an emotion, expression and other intangables.

an emotion

an expression

intangables

love

anger

joy

pain¹

smile

grimmace

frown

grin

atheism

scheme

goal

intention

Things to remember

 An abstract noun requires the brain to formulate.

Concrete noun

Concrete nouns are generic names for things made of matter.

A concrete noun is a ^^general descriptor.

Anything that can be detected by one of our five senses.

This will include common nouns

sound

touch

smell

taste

sight

music

voice

rhythm

noise

heat

vibration

texture

pain¹

scent

stench

sneeze

odour

sour

bitter

savoury

sweet

light

reflection

colour

mirage

Things to remember

A concrete noun does not require you to internalise.

 ¹Some words can be abstract and concrete.

abstract

The  pain of seeing her with someone else was unbearable.

concrete

The patient said the pain was in his ankle.

Person

Person     Place    Thing

Identifier:

   *Unique;  A word, in and to itself, unique. proper nouns.

 **General; A word that can represent a "unique identifier" without the need of a "determiner" e.g. a, the, every. pronouns.

 

 

Descriptor:

    ^Unique;   A word that is used as an introduction to help define a "unique identifier" or a "general identifier". common nouns.

   ^^General;  A word that is used to define things made from matter. concrete nouns.

^^^intangible; A word is used to define things absent of matter. abstract nouns.