200+ Abstract Nouns List a-z (from Adjectives, Verbs, Suffix)

You will find here abstract nouns list a-z. Moreover, the formation of abstract nouns from adjectives, verbs, and suffixes is also given here.

Abstract Nouns from Adjectives

AdjectiveAbstract Noun
AmbitiousAmbition
AngryAnger
AdorableAdoration
AnxiousAnxiety
BeautifulBeauty
BraveBravery
BriefBrevity
CleanCleanliness
CleverCleverness
CuteCuteness
DeepDepth
DarkDarkness
ElegantElegance
ExpensiveExpense
ExcellentExcellence
FaithfullFaith
GreatGreatness
GoodGoodness
Hungry Hunger
LongLength
ObedientObedience
RichRichness
SaneSanity
TenderTenderness
VictoriousVictory

Abstract Nouns from Verbs

VerbAbstract Noun
MarryMarriage
ThinkThought
SpeakSpeech
EducationEducation
BehaveBehavior
DevoteDevotion
DistributeDistribution
LaughLaughter
SellSale
ExciteExcitement

Forming Abstract Nouns Using Suffixes

Abstract nouns can be formed using a suffix. For example, a friend is a concrete noun while friendship is an abstract noun.

These are some suffixes, you can form an abstract noun by using them.

-ismPessimistic –> Pessimism
-hoodchild –> Childhood
-shipfriend –> Friendship
-tionDevoted –> Devotion
-mentAmused –> Amusement
-nessClean –> Cleanliness
-ageCourageous –> Courage

Abstract Nouns List a-z

  1. Ability
  2. Abundance
  3. Adoration
  4. Advantage
  5. Adventure
  6. Aggression
  7. Amazement
  8. Ambition
  9. Anger
  10. Annoyance
  11. Anxiety
  12. Apprehension
  13. Arrogance
  14. Attraction
  15. Awareness
  16. Awe
  17. Baldness
  18. Beauty
  19. Belief
  20. Bewilderness
  21. Boredom
  22. Bravery
  23. Breadth
  24. Brevity
  25. Brilliance
  26. Brutality
  27. Calm
  28. Care
  29. Caution
  30. Chaos
  31. Charm
  32. Childhood
  33. Clarity
  34. Cleanliness
  35. Cleverness
  36. Coldness
  37. Comfort
  38. Condemnation
  39. Confidence
  40. Confusion
  41. Contentment
  42. Courage
  43. Crime
  44. Cruelty
  45. Curiosity
  46. Cuteness
  47. Death
  48. Deceit
  49. Dedication
  50. Defeat
  51. Defiance
  52. Delay
  53. Delight
  54. Depth
  55. Despair
  56. Determination
  57. Dexterity
  58. Dictatorship
  59. Difference
  60. Disappointment
  61. Disgust
  62. Dishonesty
  63. Disregard
  64. Disturbance
  65. Divorce
  66. Dream
  67. Doubt
  68. Dullness
  69. Ease
  70. Eagerness
  71. Education
  72. Ego
  73. Elegance
  74. Eloquence
  75. Envy
  76. Evil
  77. Excellence
  78. Failure
  79. Faith
  80. Fame
  81. Fear
  82. Fiction
  83. Fineness
  84. Fool
  85. Freedom
  86. Friendship
  87. Gain
  88. Generation
  89. Generosity
  90. Glamour
  91. Glory
  92. Goal
  93. Goodness
  94. Growth
  95. Greatness
  96. Happiness
  97. Hate
  98. Happiness
  99. Hatred
  100. Health
  101. Hope
  102. Horror
  103. Hunger
  104. Humility
  105. Hurt
  106. Idea
  107. Importance
  108. Infancy
  109. Infatuation
  110. Innocence
  111. Insanity
  112. Intelligence
  113. Irritation
  114. Jealousy
  115. Joy
  116. Justice
  117. Kindness
  118. Laughter
  119. Law
  120. Length
  121. Liberty
  122. Life
  123. Loneliness
  124. Loss
  125. Love
  126. Luxury
  127. Maturity
  128. Mercy
  129. Misery
  130. Movement
  131. Music
  132. Mystery
  133. Nap
  134. Narcissism
  135. Need
  136. Nervousness
  137. Obedience
  138. Opinion
  139. Oppression
  140. Outrage
  141. Pain
  142. Patience
  143. Peace
  144. Perfection
  145. Perseverance
  146. Pessimism
  147. Pity
  148. Pleasure
  149. Politeness
  150. Poverty
  151. Power
  152. Pride
  153. Reality
  154. Relaxation
  155. Religion
  156. Repulsion
  157. Resentment
  158. Restoration
  159. Richness
  160. Right
  161. Rumour
  162. Rhythm
  163. Sanity
  164. Sarcasm
  165. Satisfaction
  166. Selfishness
  167. Sensitivity
  168. Service
  169. Shock
  170. Shyness
  171. Skill
  172. Sleep
  173. Sorrow
  174. Splendor
  175. Strenght
  176. Strictness
  177. Success
  178. Support
  179. Surprise
  180. Talent
  181. Tenderness
  182. Tension
  183. Thrill
  184. Timing
  185. Tiredness
  186. Tolerance
  187. Trend
  188. Truth
  189. Trust
  190. Thunder
  191. Uncertainty
  192. Unemployment
  193. Union
  194. Unreality
  195. Victory
  196. Wariness
  197. Warmth
  198. Weakness
  199. Width
  200. Wisdom
  201. Zeal

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