Common Nouns

Definition of a Common Noun

A common noun is a grammatical part of speech that refers to a person, place, thing, or idea.

Common Noun Examples

Some examples of common nouns would be the following:

Person: student, doctor, teacher, journalist

Place: park, bedroom, beach, city

Thing: pencil, car, book, table

Idea: patriotism, happiness, confidence, intelligence

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