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What does "Absence" mean?

Definition

(n.) A state of being absent or withdrawn from a place or from companionship; -- opposed to presence (n.) Inattention to things present; abstraction (of mind); as, absence of mind (n.) Want; destitution; withdrawal


Synonyms petit mal epilepsy


Example: "He was surprised by the absence of any explanation" Example: "He visited during my absence"


Word Family absences