Meaning of ABSENT in English

ABSENT

adjective

1.

not now present

all missed their absent friend

Synonyms: away, gone, lacking, missing, omitted, wanting

Antonyms: present

2.

Synonyms: abstracted , absentminded, bemused, distrait, faraway, inconscient, lost, preoccupied

Related Word: absorbed; forgetful, heedless

Contrasted words: attending, hearkening, listening; considerate, thoughtful

Antonyms: attentive

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