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What is a positive noun?

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There are no official designations or grammatical terms for "positive noun" in the English language. The phrase could be a misnomer for "possessive nouns," or an unrecognized phrase used to describe nouns that may have positive attributes.

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With the exception of pronouns, possessive nouns show possession and often appear with an apostrophe. For example: "the butler's room," "my mother's" and "Bob's Tires." While regular plural nouns do not use an apostrophe, plural possessives do, though usually after the "s" that signifies plurality.

Referring to a noun that describes something thought to have positive traits as a "positive noun" would be inaccurate. The main issue with this is that positive designations are highly subjective; they are not the same for everyone. Additionally, adjectives are generally used to apply attributes to nouns.

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