Concrete Nouns

Concrete Nouns :

These nouns are things that we can experience by using our five senses …. sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch. There is a long list of such nouns as there are many objects that we can touch, see, hear etc. like rain, animals, flowers, sun. If you look around you wherever you are, you will notice many such things which can be seen or touched by your senses.

The things that cannot be experienced with the help of any of our five senses are termed as abstract nouns.

The noun SOLDIER is of this type of noun whereas BRAVERY is abstract noun.

The noun TEACHER is of this type of noun whereas KNOWLEDGE is an abstract noun.

We can see the soldier. But, we could not see the soldier.

We can see teacher whereas we could not see the knowledge.

FLOWER is an example of this type of noun whereas FRAGRANCE is an example of abstract noun. The flower can be seen and felt whereas the fragrance could not be seen.

Things which we can touch and see :

1. Roller coaster
2. Books
3. Computer
4. Pencil
5. Moon
6. House
7. Dog

Things which we Can hear :

1. The engine’s sound
2. The Bird’s noise
3. The music played by violin
4. The river flowing

Things which we can smell or taste :

1. The Rotten eggs
2. The fragrance of the flowers
3. Zoo animals’ manure
4. Fresh baked cookies

List of this type of nouns :

1. Dog
2. Fish
3. Whale
4. Elephant
5. Belt
6. Pants
7. Legs
8. Foot
9. Hands
10. Lungs
11. Head
12. Fingers
13. Brain
14. Toes
15. Palm
16. Eyes
17. Ears
18. Water Melon
19. Lady Finger
20. Green Gram
21. Cauli Flower
22. Beans
23. Rasp Berries
24. Air Conditioner
25. Table
26. Chairs
27. Book
28. Pencil
29. Pen
30. Desk
31. Fan

Also collective nouns like herd of sheep, flock of birds, company of parrots, etc… are all different nouns of this type as well. There are singular as well as plural nouns in the list above. CHAIRS is plural. BOOK is singular.

Examples sentences with this type of Nouns :

Ravi and his dog Dummy are in Chennai.

In this sentence, the nouns RAVI and HIS DOG could be seen and touched.

The students cleaned the table.

In this sentence, the nouns THE STUDENTS and THE TABLE could be seen and touched.

Bees collect nectar.

In this sentence, the nouns BEES and NECTAR could be seen and touched.

Please, open the doors and the windows.

In this sentence, the nouns THE DOORS and THE WINDOWS could be seen and touched.

All the passports of the tourists have been placed in a common folder.

In this sentence, the nouns THE PASSPORTS, THE TOURISTS and A COMMON FOLDER could be seen and touched.


  1. The Noun
  2. Kinds of Nouns
  3. Kinds of Nouns in English
  4. Types of Nouns in English
  5. Correct Usage of Nouns
  6. Classification of Nouns
  7. Proper Nouns
  8. Common Nouns
  9. Abstract Nouns
  10. Collective Nouns
  11. Nouns of Multitude
  12. Material Nouns
  13. Compound Nouns
  14. Concrete Nouns
  15. Countable Nouns
  16. Uncountable Nouns
  17. Count Nouns
  18. Mass Nouns
  19. Pronouns
  20. Abstract Nouns formed from Adjectives
  21. Abstract Nouns formed from Common Nouns
  22. Abstract Nouns formed from Verbs
  23. Abstract Nouns of the same form as Verbs
  24. Absolute Phrases
  25. Noun and Gender
  26. Nouns and Gender
  27. Masculine Nouns and Feminine Nouns
  28. Masculine Nouns
  29. Feminine Nouns
  30. Ways of forming the feminine of nouns
  31. Exceptional Masculine Nouns and Feminine Nouns
  32. Exceptional Feminine Nouns
  33. Foreign Feminine Nouns
  34. Nouns in Common Gender
  35. Common Gender Nouns
  36. Neuter Pronouns
  37. Neuter Gender Nouns
  38. Gender of Personified Things
  39. Noun and Case
  40. Kinds of Cases in English
  41. Noun and Number
  42. Singular and Plural
  43. Singular Nouns and Plural Nouns
  44. Ways of forming plurals
  45. Formation of Plurals
  46. Compound Nouns and Plurals
  47. Noun Infinitive
  48. Noun to Verb
  49. The Noun

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