Meaning of absent

Definition of absent

(adj) not being in a specified place
nonexistent; "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"
lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professor"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"
(verb) go away or leave; "He absented himself"

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