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Uncountable Nouns List: E to F

E definition example sentence
economics the study of the production and distribution of goods and services One of our daughters wants to study economics at university.
education the systematic teaching of children or adults To get on in this world, you need a good education.
electricity the power that runs lights, computers, etc. Electricity is dangerous, so don't try to fix the wires yourself.
employment work given to someone for money She graduated from university two years ago, but she still hasn't found full-time employment.
energy the power to do things, or the power that makes things work Using clean energy like wind and solar power is better than burning coal or oil.
engineering the design and building of roads, machines, etc. If she likes learning about machines, she should study engineering.
enjoyment the pleasure you get from something I never thought I'd get so much enjoyment from reading a book.
entertainment films, TV shows, etc. that we watch for enjoyment Television is one of the cheapest forms of entertainment.
envy the feeling of wanting what someone else has You should have seen the envy on Harry's face when he saw his neighbour's new car.
equipment all the things needed to do a job or activity My gym costs more than hers, but it's got much better equipment.
ethics the study of the principles of right and wrong If schools taught ethics as a core subject, the world would be a much better place.
evidence information used to show that something is true There's a lot of evidence proving he was there, like fingerprints and DNA.
evolution gradual change or development over time Some people still don't believe in evolution from natural selection, despite all the scientific evidence.
F definition example sentence
failure lack of success in doing something Sometimes we learn more from failure than we do from success.
faith strong belief or trust I have faith in Mark because he always does what he says he'll do.
fame being known about or recognized by many people Lots of people dream of fame and fortune, but very few achieve it.
fiction books that tell imagined stories Alan's favourite work of fiction is Lord of the Rings.
flour powder from grinding grains such as wheat If you're going shopping, could you get some flour?
flu an illness that feels like a very bad cold I've had the flu all week, and I can't stop coughing and sneezing.
food the things people or animals eat If you want to live a long and healthy life, eat good food.
freedom the ability, or the right, to do what you choose to do If you still don't have freedom, you should be fighting for it!
fruit foods like apples, oranges, bananas, etc. Fruit is delicious, and it's also really good for you.
fuel anything that can be burned for heat or energy The pump stopped working because it'd run out of fuel.
fun enjoyment from playful activities Our kids had lots of fun at the beach today.
furniture tables, chairs, beds, etc. My wife always wants to buy more furniture.

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