Nouns Starting with D

Starting with DA
  1. da vinci
  2. dab
  3. daba
  4. dabbler
  5. dabchick
  6. daboecia
  7. daboecia cantabrica
  8. dacca
  9. dace
  10. dacelo
  11. dacha
  12. dachau
  13. dachshund
  14. dachsie
  15. dacite
  16. dacninae
  17. dacoit
  18. dacoity
  19. dacridium laxifolius
  20. dacrycarpus
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Starting with DE
  1. de
  2. de bakey
  3. de broglie
  4. de forest
  5. de gaulle
  6. de la mare
  7. de mille
  8. de niro
  9. de quincey
  10. de saussure
  11. de sica
  12. de spinoza
  13. de valera
  14. de vries
  15. dea
  16. deacon
  17. deaconess
  18. deactivation
  19. dead

Starting with DH
  1. dhahran
  2. dhak
  3. dhaka
  4. dhal
  5. dharma
  6. dhaulagiri
  7. dhava
  8. dhawa
  9. dhegiha
  10. dhodhekanisos
  11. dhoti

Starting with DI
  1. dia
  2. diabetes
  3. diabetic
  4. diabolatry
  5. diabolism
  6. diabolist
  7. diacalpa
  8. diacetylmorphine
  9. diachrony
  10. diacritic
  11. diadem
  12. diadophis
  13. diaeresis
  14. diaghilev
  15. diaglyph
  16. diagnosis
  17. diagnostician
  18. diagnostics
  19. diagonal
  20. diagonalisation
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Starting with DJ
  1. djakarta
  2. djanet
  3. djibouti
  4. djiboutian
  5. djinn
  6. djinni
  7. djinny

Starting with DL
  1. dle

Starting with DM
  1. dmitri mendeleev
  2. dmitri mendeleyev
  3. dmitri shostakovich
  4. dmus

Starting with DN
  1. dna
  2. dneprodzerzhinsk
  3. dnieper
  4. dnipropetrovsk

Starting with DO
  1. do
  2. dobbin
  3. doberman
  4. dobra
  5. dobrich
  6. dobson
  7. dobsonfly
  8. doc
  9. docent
  10. docetism
  11. docility
  12. dock
  13. dock worker
  14. dockage
  15. docker
  16. docket
  17. dockhand
  18. dockside
  19. dockworker
  20. dockyard
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Starting with DP
  1. dphil

Starting with DR
  1. dr. johnson
  2. dr. seuss
  3. drab
  4. draba
  5. draba verna
  6. drabness
  7. dracaena
  8. dracaena draco
  9. dracaenaceae
  10. dracenaceae
  11. drachm
  12. drachma
  13. draco
  14. dracocephalum
  15. dracontium
  16. dracula
  17. dracunculiasis
  18. dracunculidae
  19. dracunculus
  20. dracunculus vulgaris
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Starting with DS
  1. dscdna

Starting with DT
  1. dtic

Starting with DU
  1. du barry
  2. du bois
  3. du maurier
  4. duad
  5. dualism
  6. dualist
  7. duality
  8. dub
  9. dubai
  10. dubbin
  11. dubiety
  12. dubiousness
  13. dublin
  14. dubliner
  15. dubnium
  16. dubois heyward
  17. dubrovnik
  18. dubuque
  19. dubya

Starting with DV
  1. dvorak

Starting with DW
  1. dwarf
  2. dwarf astilbe
  3. dwarf banana
  4. dwarf bilberry
  5. dwarf blueberry
  6. dwarf buckeye
  7. dwarf cape gooseberry
  8. dwarf chestnut
  9. dwarf chinkapin oak
  10. dwarf chinquapin oak
  11. dwarf cornel
  12. dwarf daisy
  13. dwarf dandelion
  14. dwarf elder
  15. dwarf elm
  16. dwarf flowering almond
  17. dwarf golden chinkapin
  18. dwarf gray willow
  19. dwarf grey willow
  20. dwarf hulsea
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Starting with DY
  1. dy
  2. dyad
  3. dyarchy
  4. dyaus
  5. dybbuk
  6. dye
  7. dyer
  8. dyestuff
  9. dyeweed
  10. dyewood
  11. dyirbal
  12. dylan
  13. dylan marlais thomas

Starting with DZ
  1. dziggetai

Nouns that Start with D

In the following, there will be several examples of nouns (person, place or thing) that start with the letter D. Five different nouns will be in each of the four different categories. The categories are, emotions, interesting nouns, events, and famous people. Each noun has their definition next to the word. Or in the category of “famous people”, their name, and what they’re famous for. And below of the word and its definition, is an example sentence using the word or person.


Daze – the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally.

I was dazed to find out that my little sister accidentally spilled coffee over my suit.

Disappointment -a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized.

I was filled with disappointment when the teachers gave us back our test and I found out that I had failed.

Despair -the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well.

Suffering from depression, the teenage girl felt despair constantly and believed she would never be happy again.

Disapproval -a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing.

The father showed intense disapproval with the career his son chose.

Dolor – painful grief

Having so much dolor inspired the teen to write tragic poems.


Interesting Nouns

Dabbler -an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge.

The dabbler billiards player, made up stories of how he won expert competitions.

Dacoity -robbery by a gang of armed dacoits.

The dacoits split into groups, and robbed several banks simultaneously, making the news as the biggest dacoity the state has ever witnessed.

Daemon -a person who is part mortal and part god.

After the little boy dreamt of becoming a Daemon, he believed and told everyone he was soon to be the next God.

Dagger -a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing.

Seeking revenge for his mother’s death, the young prince stole his father’s dagger and sought to kill the murderer.

Danger line – a line beyond which it is dangerous to go.

Finally having friends, the boy wanted to impress them by crossing the danger line into the nuclear bomb factory.




Death -the event of dying or departure from life.

Everyone knew the death of the 105 year old man was coming.

Demolition -an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something.

The old, abandoned school was scheduled for demolition in order to build a daycare.

Delivery – the event of giving birth

The delivery of the baby was supposed to happen within a month but she gave birth a month early.

Dedication -a ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose.

The third Monday of January is a dedication to Martin Luther King Jr. and all he stood for in the Civil Rights movement.

Derailment -an accident in which a train runs off its track.

The driver of the car was in such a hurry that he drove right into the train causing the derailment.


Famous People

Da Vinci -Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519).

Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is his most famous painting.

Dali -surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989).

Dali’s best work was seen in his paintings.

Dame Barbara Hepworth -British sculptor (1902-1975).

Dame Barbara Hepworth were one of the few artists that became refugee during World War 2.

Dame Edith Sitwell -English poet (1887-1964).

Dame Edith Sitwell used her childhood of unloving parents to create abstract poetry and then set some to music.

Daniel Chester French -United States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931).

Not only did Daniel Chester French create the Abraham Lincoln monument, he also did the Minute Man in Concord Massachusetts.

Nouns starting with D