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Synonyms for absence
ˈæb səns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absence(noun)

    the state of being absent

    "he was surprised by the absence of any explanation"

    Synonyms:
    absence seizure

    Antonyms:
    presence

  2. absence(noun)

    failure to be present

    Synonyms:
    absence seizure

    Antonyms:
    presence

  3. absence(noun)

    the time interval during which something or somebody is away

    "he visited during my absence"

    Synonyms:
    absence seizure

    Antonyms:
    presence

  4. absence, absence seizure(noun)

    the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.; common in petit mal epilepsy

    Synonyms:
    absence seizure

    Antonyms:
    presence

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. absence

    Synonyms:
    want, departure, inattention, nonexistence, failure, separation, lack, nonappearance, distraction

    Antonyms:
    presence, supply, appearance, existence, manifestation, evidence, attention, immanence, inherency, consideration

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. absence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    non-attendance, non-appearance

  2. absence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    inattention, abstraction, preoccupation, distraction, revery, musing, brown study, absence of mind

  3. absence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    want, deficiency, lack, default

  4. absence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    privation, negation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. absence(n)

    Synonyms:
    nonattendance, want, destitution, privation, lack, inattention, absent-mindedness

    Associated words:
    furlough, parole

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. absence

    Synonyms:
    Absence seizure, see there

How to pronounce absence?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say absence in sign language?

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How to use absence in a sentence?

  1. Doug Collins:

    If Mr. Jerry Nadler chooses to say by absence of what( Attorney General Matt Whitaker) didn't say, if that's the way he is interpreting it, then Mr. Jerry Nadler will have to answer to that.

  2. Mark Twain:

    Describing her first day back in grade school after a long absence, a teacher said, It was like trying to hold 35 corks under water at the same time.

  3. Manager Tahsin Yasin:

    Companies like ours want to invest and grow in Ukraine, but we simply don't have the confidence to do so in the absence of a stable, political and legal framework which will allow us to operate.

  4. Bob Dorfman:

    Absence makes the heart grow fonder and, assuming the world returns to some semblance of normalcy, I expect fans to have a greater appreciation of sports than ever before, attending live events will take on extra significance, the enthusiasm and fervor in stadiums and areas will be more intense, the passion for favorite teams and players heightened.

  5. Erin Michos:

    Johns Hopkins Medicine provides some modest reassurance for the short-term, but the absence of a signal for cancer excess isn't really all that surprising to me, because it's just too soon for something like cancer, there hasn't been long enough follow-up to really see a signal. So while I'm reassured that they didn't find one, I don't think it means that patients are completely out of the woods.


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