Part of speech:
Total absence of something normally present
Not attentive; heedless; negligent
Any scarcity or lack
A fond hope or aspiration
An unauthorized, unnoticed, or unceremonious departure; act of leaving secretly or in haste
The thing that is lacking or needed
Permission to do something.
The lack or opposite of some positive character or quality
The act of neglecting to do something required by law; especially one’s duty.
Preoccupation is a state of being focused on and engrossed in something, or the thing that you are engrossed in.
One who is absent without permission, especially from school.
The state of being empty in mind; lack of intelligence, interest, or thought; vacuity
A space with nothing at all in it; completely empty space
The definition of a want is something desired or wished for.
Discontinuance of the use of a drug or other substance, especially one that is addictive.
A large quantity; many. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]
The amount or number needed, desired, or allowed; sufficiency
All that exists:
A failure to appear, esp. in court
Absence is defined as a lack of something, or a situation where something or someone that is not present.
Lack of moderation; intemperance; overindulgence
The condition of not existing
The amount of something lost:
The rate of occurrence of habitual absence from work or duty.
Absence without leave; truancy:
A lack or shortage, especially of something essential to health:
A condition of poverty or misfortune:
The act or an instance of coming into public view:
The frequency with which a person is present.
Removed or separated (from something)
Inattentive or preoccupied, especially because of anxiety:
Driven mad; crazed
Carried away; absorbed:
The definition of left is a person on the liberal side of politics or on the opposite side from the right side.
Being on the right side of an animal or vehicle.
Previously or already occupied
Lacking expression; blank:
The absence of life.
A voter that is not present at the time of voting; absentee voter. [First attested in the early 20th century.]
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.]
A deprivation or lack; a deficiency.
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