Total absence of something normally present
The thing that is lacking or needed
The act of neglecting to do something required by law; especially one’s duty.
Not attentive; heedless; negligent
Any scarcity or lack
An unauthorized, unnoticed, or unceremonious departure; act of leaving secretly or in haste
Permission to do something.
The condition of not existing
The amount of something lost:
The rate of occurrence of habitual absence from work or duty.
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 lack or shortage, especially of something essential to health:
A deprivation or lack; a deficiency.
A fond hope or aspiration
One who is absent without permission, especially from school.
The lack or opposite of some positive character or quality
Preoccupation is a state of being focused on and engrossed in something, or the thing that you are engrossed in.
Absence without leave; truancy:
A condition of poverty or misfortune:
The neglect of work or duty
Failure of a party or witness to appear in court when required by law or process to be present.
(Physics) A lattice defect in a crystal due to a displaced or missing ion or atom
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.]
Discontinuance of the use of a drug or other substance, especially one that is addictive.
A space with nothing at all in it; completely empty space
The definition of a want is something desired or wished for.
A large quantity; many. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]
The amount or number needed, desired, or allowed; sufficiency
All that exists:
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 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.
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