mass noun

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mass noun

mass nouns

  1. A mass noun is a noun that refers to an amount, not an item.
    "Water" is a mass noun, but "scissors" is not.


Mass nouns have no plural. "Silverware" is a word, but not "silverwares."

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Types of nouns (edit)

common noun - proper noun | concrete noun - abstract noun
count noun - uncountable noun (or mass noun)- collective noun
singular noun - plural noun | possessive noun