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Absence Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • failure to be present
  • the state of being absent; "he was surprised by the absence of any explanation"
  • epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (a possible other abnormalities)
  • the time interval during which something or somebody is away; "he visited during my absence"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the state of being absent; "he was surprised by the absence of any explanation" ,
  • failure to be present ,
  • the time interval during which something or somebody is away; "he visited during my absence" ,
  • epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (a possible other abnormalities)

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  • Absence seizure: Absence seizures are one of several kinds of seizure s. term dating from the late 18th century Absence seizures are characterized by a brief ...
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  • The Absence (Melody Gardot album): The Absence is the third studio album by American jazz singer-songwriter Melody Gardot , released on May 29, 2012 by Verve Records and ...
  • Absence (Paper Route album): Absence is the debut full-length studio album by Paper Route , released on April 28, 2009. Track listing: title1 Enemy Among Us | length1 4: ...
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* If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I will never know happiness. For I am possessed by a fever for knowledge, experience, and creation. - Anais Nin

* Separated lovers cheat absence by a thousand fancies which have their own reality. They are prevented from seeing one another and they cannot write nevertheless they find countless mysterious ways of corresponding, by sending each other the song of birds, the scent of flowers, the laughter of children, the light of the sun, the sighing of the wind, and the gleam of the stars-all the beauties of creation. - Victor Hugo

* Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. - Mark Twain


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