Abstract Nouns formed from Common Nouns



Abstract Nouns formed from Common Nouns :



Abstract Nouns speak of the condition of quality, state or action, apart from anything possessing the quality, etc. Abstract Nouns speak about ideas or concepts or qualities or state or condition which could not be seen or experienced. We could not see, hear, touch, taste or smell these concepts. We could only feel them or conceptualize them.

She has beauty. Here the word SHE is a noun where as BEAUTY is Abstract Noun.

Quality — Cleverness, height, humility, roguery, colour….

State — Poverty, manhood, bondage, pleasure, youth….

Action — Laughter, movement, flight, choice, revenge…..

Abstract Nouns formed from Verbs, adjectives, Common Nouns

Common Noun….Abstract Noun

1. Agent….Agency

2. Author….Authorship/Authority

3. Bankrupt….Bankruptcy

4. Beggar….Beggary

5. Bond….Bondage

6. Boy….Boyhood

7. Brother Brotherhood

8. Captain….Captaincy

9. Captain….Captainship

10. Child….Childhood

11. Common….Abstract

12. Coward….Cowardice

13. Friend….Friendliness

14. Friend….Friendship

15. Glutton….Gluttony

16. Hero….Heroism

17. Infant….Infancy

18. King…. Kingship

19. King….Kingdom

20. Leader Leadership

21. Man…. Mankind

22. Man…. Manhood

23. Member ….Membership

24. Mother….Motherhood

25. Neighbor Neighborhood

26. Owner….Ownership

27. Patriot….Patriotism

28. Pilgrim….Pilgrimage

29. Pirate….Piracy

30. Priest….Priesthood

31. Rascal….Rascality

32. Regent….Regency

33. Rogue….Roguery

34. Scholar Scholarship

35. Slave….Slavery

36. Thief….Theft

37. Thief….Thieving

38. Woman….Womanhood



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