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Definition of 'absence'

Noun

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


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