Definition of Absence in English :

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Absence meaning in English

Meaning of Absence in English

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Absence

see synonyms of absence

1. absence

the state of being absent

Example Sentences:
'he was surprised by the absence of any explanation'

2. absence

failure to be present

3. absence

the time interval during which something or somebody is away

Example Sentences:
'he visited during my absence'

4. absence, absence seizure

the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.; common in petit mal epilepsy

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Absence

see synonyms of absence
noun
1. 
the state of being away
2. 
the time during which a person or thing is away
3. 
the fact of being without something; lack

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Absence

see synonyms of absence
noun
1. 
the condition of being absent, or away
2. 
the time of being away
3. 
the fact of being without; lack
in the absence of evidence
4. 
inattentiveness

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Absence

see synonyms of absence
n.
1. The state of being away.
2. The time during which one is away.
3. Lack; want: an absence of leadership.
4. The state of being absent-minded; inattentiveness: absence of mind.

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