The state of being elsewhere
truancy, nonattendance, nonappearance, nonresidence,
nonexistence, loss, vacancy, inattentiveness, absenteeism, cut*, hooky*.
Antonyms presence, appearance*, attendance.
The state of lacking something
deficiency, need, lack, inadequacy; see lack 1.
Failure to be present:
The condition of lacking a needed or usual amount:
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