absence

[ ab-suhns ]SEE DEFINITION OF absence

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ABSENCE

Milza was the first to observe that her absence was unusually protracted.

Then came that man, he filled her heart with illusions, and took her away in my absence.

Decidedly, Dick had been a godsend, and his absence would be a calamity.

I should never have comfort but in his absence, or when I was quarreling with him.

"I want leave of absence to-day, sir," he said, speaking hurriedly.

During his absence we shall be able to chuse our own society, and to have true enjoyment.

To assist us in such a resolution I feel that absence will be necessary.

I returned again to my old camp, which was not disturbed in my absence.

It was the third day of the family's absence from the Bonaparte house.

In his absence, Leicester's voice asked if quarter was given.

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