Meaning of absence

Definition of absence

(noun) the state of being absent; "he was surprised by the absence of any explanation"
the time interval during which something or somebody is away; "he visited during my absence"
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

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