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  Definition of Absence
  1. failure to be present
  2. the state of being absent; "he was surprised by the absence of any explanation"
  3. epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (a possible other abnormalities)
  4. the time interval during which something or somebody is away; "he visited during my absence"
Similar Words: petit mal epilepsy

 

Hyponyms: cut, default, absenteeism, nonoccurrence, awayness, complex absence, pure absence, simple absence, subclinical absence

 

Derivational Morphology: absent, remove

 

 
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