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An abstract noun is a noun that you cannot sense, it is the name we give to an emotion, ideal or idea. They have no physical existence, you can't see, hear, touch, smell or taste them. The opposite of an abstract noun is a concrete noun.

For example:-

Justice; an idea, bravery and happiness are all abstract nouns.

Here is an a-z list of some common abstract nouns:-

adoration artistry        
belief bravery        
calm charity childhood comfort compassion  
dexterity          
ego          
failure faith feelings friendship    
happiness hate honesty hope    
idea impression infatuation      
joy          
law liberty love loyalty    
maturity memory        
omen          
peace pride principle power    
redemption romance        
sadness sensitivity skill sleep success sympathy
talent thrill truth      
wit          

See also Concrete Nouns

Thanks to DP for the correction.

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