Uncountable Nouns: S

S definition example sentence
safety the lack of danger My grandma always worries about safety in airplanes.
salad mix of raw vegetables like lettuce, tomato, etc. Would you like some salad with your meal?
salt a white substance often added to food Could you pass the salt and pepper, please?
sand material found at beaches and in the desert We went to the beach and built a castle out of sand.
satire humour used to criticize someone or something A lot of political cartoonists use satire in their work.
scenery views of mountains, lakes, valleys, etc. The scenery in the mountains was magnificent.
seafood food from the sea, like fish, crabs, etc. My wife loves seafood, especially lobster and prawns.
seaside an area near the sea Every year we spend our vacation at the seaside.
shame the bad feeling you get after doing something wrong I'll never forget the shame I felt when I was caught stealing.
shopping the activity of going to shops and buying things Can't you think of anything better to do in your free time than shopping?
silence complete quiet, with no sound at all After a moment of silence, we started talking again.
sleep a natural state of unconsciousness and rest All animals need periods of sleep, even fish and frogs.
smoke clouds that rise from something that's burning We could see the smoke, so we knew there was a fire.
smoking the act of enjoying cigarettes, pipes, cigars, etc. Some politicians want to ban smoking in all public places.
snow soft flakes that fall from the sky in cold weather Does it ever snow in Brazil, or is it too hot?
soap a substance that makes cleaning easier There's a new bar of soap in the cupboard in the bathroom.
software computer programs and operating systems We used to buy software on discs, but now we download it.
soil dirt or earth in which plants can grow The soil would be healthier if we added manure and compost to it.
sorrow a feeling of great sadness Can you imagine how much sorrow his mother must have felt?
soup a liquid food usually served in a bowl There's a tin of tomato soup in the cupboard if you want it.
speed how fast something moves I wonder what the new Ferrari's top speed is.
spelling forming written words with letters If you read more books, your spelling will improve.
sport competitive activities like football, golf, tennis, etc. Do you think Uncle Bill watches too much sport on TV?
steam hot gas that rises from boiling water Trains and ships used to be powered by steam.
strength physical power Lifting that heavy sofa took all my strength.
stuff undefined material or things What's this brown stuff on the bottom of my shoe?
stupidity lack of thought or intelligence We're all capable of stupidity from time to time.
success the achievement of a goal Success is great, but you can learn a lot from failure too.
sugar sweet crystals put in tea and coffee How many teaspoons of sugar would you like in your tea?
sunshine light from the sun We need a few minutes of sunshine every day to stay healthy.
symmetry perfect balance in design or form The more symmetry there is in a face, the more beautiful it is.