I. SPACE IN GENERAL
3. EXISTENCE IN SPACE
[Nouns] absence; inexistence [more]; nonresidence, absenteeism; nonattendance, alibi.
emptiness; void, vacuum; vacuity, vacancy; tabula rasa; exemption; hiatus (interval) [more]; lipotype.
nobody; nobody present, nobody on earth; not a soul; ame qui vive.
withdraw, make oneself scarce, vacate; go away [more].
[Adjectives] absent, not present, away, nonresident, gone, from home; missing; lost; wanting; omitted; nowhere to be found; inexistence [more].
empty, void; vacant, vacuous; untenanted, unoccupied, uninhabited; tenantless; desert, deserted; devoid; uninhabitable.
"absence makes the heart grow fonder" [Bayley]; "absent in body but present in spirit" [1 Corinthians v, 3]; absento nemo ne nocuisse velit [Propertius]; "Achilles absent was Achilles still" [Homer]; aux absents les os; briller par son absence [to shine by his/her/its absence" (French)]; "conspicious by his absence" [Russell]; "in the hope to meet shortly again and make our absence sweet" [B. Jonson].