Nouns

These vocabulary pages list nouns and noun-related words, many with example sentences. For the grammar definition of a noun see What is a Noun?

Uncountable Nouns List A-Z

List of common uncountable nouns in alphabetical order with meanings and example sentences: adulthood, envy, leisure, pride, zinc

Nouns that Are Count and Noncount

Some nouns can be both countable and uncountable, usually with different meanings for each: accommodation, hair, light, metal, noise, oil

Partitive Expressions with Uncountable Nouns

List of partitive expressions containing a partitive + uncountable noun, each with example sentence: work of art, pang of guilt, glimmer of hope, coat of paint

Common Measure Words with Uncountable Nouns

List of measure words like "a bar of" or "a piece of" that we use to "measure" uncountable nouns: bar of chocolate, piece of paper, slice of bread, tube of glue