Definitions for

Overview of noun absence

The noun absence has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (25) absence

(the state of being absent; "he was surprised by the absence of any explanation")

2. (8) absence

(failure to be present)

3. absence

(the time interval during which something or somebody is away; "he visited during my absence")

4. absence, absence seizure

(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) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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