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abstract noun in Grammar topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishabstract nounˌabstract ˈnoun noun [countable]  SLGa noun that names a feeling, quality, or state rather than an object, animal, or person. For example, ‘hunger’ and ‘beauty’ are abstract nouns.
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abstract nounBut introducing an abstract noun is not the same thing as providing an explanation.