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Synonyms for absenceˈæb səns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absence(noun)

    the state of being absent

    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

    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, absence

    Antonyms:
    presence

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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. absence

    Synonyms:
    Absence seizure, see there


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