Nouns (Abstract) 02
In the sentence 'The children enjoyed the peace and quietness' both 'peace' and 'quietness' are abstract nouns.

Nouns (Abstract) 02

Abstract nouns are often qualities or attitudes but they can also be feelings and ideas. Feelings and ideas are especially important to describe when writing a story or poem.

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  1. Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
    The hostility between the lands gave rise to war.
    Hostility is an attitude - an abstract noun
  2. Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
    The nurse's kindness helped the patient greatly.
  3. Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
    'Pride and Prejudice' is a novel written years ago.
    Pride and prejudice are both attitudes therefore they are abstract nouns
  4. Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
    After the storm in the night came peace and quietness.
  5. Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
    The mountaineers showed great courage.
  6. Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
    Tom's sadness at losing the race was obvious.
    Sadness is a feeling or attitude - an abstract noun
  7. Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
    Her friendship meant so much to him.
    Friendship is an attitude, you can write 'the' or 'a' in front of it but you cannot touch it
  8. Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
    Tom's eagerness to be the first one caused him to fail.
  9. Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
    The commitment of the leaders kept the group going.
  10. Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
    It was always his ambition to become a doctor.
    Ambition is a quality - an abstract noun

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