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 A state of being absent or withdrawn from a place or from companionship; -- opposed to presence.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

- Absence may refer to: Leave of absence, a period of time away from a job Absenteeism, the habitual pattern of absence from work or duty Absence rate,...
- paid leave or, in some countries' long-form, a leave of absence, is an authorised prolonged absence from work, for any reason authorised by the workplace...
- contrasts with unauthorized absence (UA) or absence without leave (AWOL /ˈeɪwɒl/), which are temporary forms of absence. In the United States Army, United...
- Evidence of absence is evidence of any kind that suggests something is missing or that it does not exist. Per the traditional aphorism, "Absence of evidence...
- Absence seizures are one of several kinds of generalized seizures. These seizures are sometimes referred to as petit mal seizures (from the French for...
- In the Absence is a 2018 South Korean–American short do****entary film that depicts the sinking of the MV Sewol in 2014, in which three hundred people...
- Absence of Malice is a 1981 American drama neo noir thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Paul Newman, Sally Field, Wilford Brimley, Melinda...
- The Long Absence (French: Une aussi longue absence, "Such a long absence") is a 1961 French film directed by Henri Colpi. It tells the story of Therese...
- Holding Absence are a rock band from Cardiff, Wales, formed in 2015. The group consists of lead vocalist Lucas Woodland, guitarist Scott Carey and drummer...
- number of pathways, father absence may influence child behaviour, especially in early and middle childhood. Father absence can contribute to a decline...