Meaning of ABSENCE in English

ABSENCE

n. Function: noun

the state of being absent or missing FF1C; the absence of news was disturbing FF1E;

Synonyms: dearth, default, defect, lack, ||miss, privation, want; compare FAILURE 3

Related Words: deficiency, drought, inadequacy, insufficiency; exigency, necessity, need; vacuum, void; nonappearance, nonattendance

Contrasted Words: abundance, copiousness, plenty

Antonyms: presence

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.