Wiktionary:Frequency lists/Contemporary fiction in 60 categories

This page includes the 2000 most frequently used words in contemporary fiction. The words are sorted into 60 categories by subject. The words are included in the subject categories associated with their more frequently intended definitions. The first 400 words are in the first column. The second 400 words are in the second column. The third 400 words are in the third column. The fourth 400 words are in the fourth column. The fifth 400 words are in the fifth column. This page also includes some opposites, non-vulgar alternatives, idioms, and other closely related words. Opposites and gender pairs are seperated by a slash. Proper nouns are excluded.

Amount

Anatomy

Change and Destruction

Clothing and Apparel

Cognition

Color

Nonverbal Communication

Verbal Communication

Comparison

Conflict and Competition

Connection

Consumption

Contraction

Definition

Direction

Emotion

Extent

Family and Friends

Focus and Origin

Frequency

Future

Geometry

Group

Interjection

Location

Method

Movement

Number

Object

Organism

Parallel

Past Tense

Person

Physical

Portion

Position

Possession

Power

Private and Public

Production

Profanity

Protection

Quality

Question

Reality

Reason

Recreation

Religion and Mythology

Selection

Sensation

Status and Progress

Structure

Substance and Material

Time

Time and Date

Time Unit

Unit

Variable

Want and Need

Work