Word:

Absent

Ab`sent´
a.1.Being away from a place; withdrawn from a place; not present.
2.Not existing; lacking; as, the part was rudimental or absent.
3.Inattentive to what is passing; absent-minded; preoccupied; as, an absent air.
What is commonly called an absent man is commonly either a very weak or a very affected man.
- Chesterfield.
v. t.1.To take or withdraw (one's self) to such a distance as to prevent intercourse; - used with the reflexive pronoun.
[imp. & p. p. Absented; p. pr. & vb. n. Absenting.]
If after due summons any member absents himself, he is to be fined.
- Addison.
2.To withhold from being present.
Verb1.absent - go away or leave; "He absented himself"
Synonyms: remove
Adj.1.absent - not in a specified place physically or mentally
Antonyms:
present - spatial sense; being or existing in a specified place; "the murderer is present in this room"; "present at the wedding"; "present at the creation"
2.absent - lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professer"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"
absconded, absentminded, absorbed, abstracted, bemused, castle-building, daydreaming, daydreamy, deficient, deleted, disappeared, distrait, dreaming, dreamy, drowsing, ecstatic, elsewhere, engrossed, faraway, forgetful, gone, half-awake, heedless, in a reverie, in the clouds, keep away from, lost, lost in thought, meditative, missing, mooning, moonraking, museful, musing, napping, no longer present, nodding, nonattendant, nonexistent, not found, oblivious, off, omitted, out of sight, pensive, pipe-dreaming, preoccupied, rapt, somewhere else, stargazing, subtracted, taken away, taken up, transported, unconscious, vanished, wanting, withdraw from, woolgathering, wrapped in thought
Browse
abscessed tooth
Abscession
Abscind
abscise
Abscision
Absciss
Abscissa
Abscission
Abscond
Abscondence
Absconder
abscondment
abseil
abseiler
Absence
absence without leave
-- Absent --
Absent-minded
Absentaneous
Absentation
Absentee
absentee ballot
absentee rate
Absenteeism
Absenter
Absentia ejus qui republicae causa abest
Absently
Absentment
absentminded
absentmindedly
absentmindedness
Absentness
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