most students were absent from school at least once
(of a part or feature of the body) Not forming part of a creature in which it might be expected
wings are absent in several species of crane flies
(of an expression or manner) Showing that someone is not paying attention to what is being said or done
she looked up with an absent smile
employees could not be fired absent other evidence
Stay or go away
various people absented themselves because of his presence
halfway through the meal, he absented himself from the table
go away or leave; "He absented himself"
not being in a specified place
lacking: nonexistent; "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"
lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professor"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"
(absently) in an absentminded or preoccupied manner; "he read the letter absently"
(absence) the state of being absent; "he was surprised by the absence of any explanation"
(absence) failure to be present
Absenteeism is a habitual pattern of absence from a duty or obligation. Traditionally, absenteeism has been viewed as an indicator of poor individual performance, as well as a breach of an implicit contract between employee and employer; it was seen as a management problem, and framed in ...
(Absence (Bernice Summerfield)) Absence is a Big Finish Productions audio drama featuring Lisa Bowerman as Bernice Summerfield, a character from the spin-off media based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.
(The Absence) The Absence is an American death metal band from Tampa, Florida. Their style has been described as aggressive thrash metal with Scandinavian metal influences. They are currently signed to Metal Blade Records. ...
(The Absence (album)) The Absence is the second studio album by the American metal band Luna Mortis. The album was released in 2009 by Century Media and is the first studio album that Luna Mortis released through that record label. ...
To go away from a place; to leave; To withhold from being present; Being away from a place; withdrawn from a place; not present; Not existing; lacking; Inattentive to what is passing; absent-minded; preoccupied; In the absence of; without
(absentness) The quality of being absent-minded
(Absence) To grieve over the absence of a friend or family member can denote your fear of losing a life long friend. If you are exited about the absence of a friend or family member you will soon loose someone you consider your enemy. ...
(ABSENCE) WITHOUT LEAVE (AWOL) — Absence without prior approval, a non-pay status resulting from an Agency determination that it will not grant any type of leave (not even leave without pay) for a period of absence for which the employee did not obtain advance authorization or for which a ...
(Absence [of the blade]) Where the blades aren't touching, either because you've deliberately refused to engage, or because you've deceived the opponent's attempt to find the blade.
(Absence) (Previously termed 'Petit Mal') A generalised seizure predominantly seen in children - commonly mistaken for daydreaming and inattentiveness. ...
(Absence) The theme of absence is principally a metaphor for the difference in maturity between the older Poet* and the Master Mistress* or youth*. ...
(Absence) that which makes the heart grow fonder - of somebody else.