Absence synonyms and antonyms

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Total absence of something normally present
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The thing that is lacking or needed
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The act of neglecting to do something required by law; especially one’s duty.
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Not attentive; heedless; negligent
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Any scarcity or lack
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The state or character of being heedless; inattention; carelessness; thoughtlessness.
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An unauthorized, unnoticed, or unceremonious departure; act of leaving secretly or in haste
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Permission to do something.
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Not able to be located; gone; absent; lost.
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The condition of not existing
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The amount of something lost:
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The rate of occurrence of habitual absence from work or duty.
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The act of focusing on one characteristic of an object rather than the object as a whole group of characteristics; the act of separating said qualities from the object or ideas. [First attested in the late 16th century.]
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(Uncountable) The state of a society being without authorities or an authoritative governing body.
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A lack or shortage, especially of something essential to health:
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A deprivation or lack; a deficiency.
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A fond hope or aspiration
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One who is absent without permission, especially from school.
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(Medicine) A type of seizure indicative of petit mal epilepsy. Brief seizure lasting up to 30 seconds involving vacantness and lack of awareness, possibly including twitching; not including spasm or unconsciousness.
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Lack of occurrence
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The lack or opposite of some positive character or quality
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Preoccupation is a state of being focused on and engrossed in something, or the thing that you are engrossed in.
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The act of depriving someone of such basic necessities; deprivation.
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Something (as a spirit) felt or believed to be present.
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(Uncountable) The state or condition of being nonresident.
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Absence without leave; truancy:
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A condition of poverty or misfortune:
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A shortage of required material.
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The neglect of work or duty
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Failure of a party or witness to appear in court when required by law or process to be present.
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(Physics) A lattice defect in a crystal due to a displaced or missing ion or atom
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Being on the right side of an animal or vehicle.
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Previously or already occupied
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Lacking expression; blank:
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The absence of life.
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Alternative form of absent-mindedness.
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A voter that is not present at the time of voting; absentee voter. [First attested in the early 20th century.]
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Discontinuance of the use of a drug or other substance, especially one that is addictive.
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A space with nothing at all in it; completely empty space
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The definition of a want is something desired or wished for.
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More than enough.
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A large quantity; many. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]
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The amount or number needed, desired, or allowed; sufficiency
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All that exists:
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Absence is defined as a lack of something, or a situation where something or someone that is not present.
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Lack of moderation; intemperance; overindulgence
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The act or an instance of coming into public view:
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The frequency with which a person is present.
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Removed or separated (from something)
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Inattentive or preoccupied, especially because of anxiety:
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Driven mad; crazed
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Carried away; absorbed:
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The property of being inattentive.
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The definition of left is a person on the liberal side of politics or on the opposite side from the right side.
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Find another word for absence. In this page you can discover 76 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for absence, like: void, lack, omission, wantage, inattentive, nonattendance, dearth, cut, heedlessness, nonreality and nonsubsistence.