Definition of Absence. Meaning of Absence. Synonyms of Absence

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Definition of Absence

Absence
Absence Ab"sence, n. [F., fr. L. absentia. See Absent.] 1. A state of being absent or withdrawn from a place or from companionship; -- opposed to presence. Not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence. --Phil. ii. 12. 2. Want; destitution; withdrawal. ``In the absence of conventional law.' --Kent. 3. Inattention to things present; abstraction (of mind); as, absence of mind. ``Reflecting on the little absences and distractions of mankind.' --Addison. To conquer that abstraction which is called absence. --Landor.

Meaning of Absence from wikipedia

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