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An abstract noun is something that doesn't physically exist, such as an idea, concept, quality, emotion or event.

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An abstract noun is something that doesn't physically exist, such as an idea, a concept, a quality, an emotion or an event.

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    Both versions are fine. It's common to assume the presence of an omitted word—as in the first sentence.. – Jason Bassford Sep 27 '18 at 7:30
  • I was having one of those moments where something really basic suddenly seemed problematic. I think you're right about the article being omitted though. Cheers! – Gilwern Sep 28 '18 at 8:53

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