[ adjective, preposition ab-suhnt; verb ab-sent, ab-suhnt ]
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


It is noteworthy that he was never fined for absenting himself as others were.

Or has she another motive for absenting herself so frequently from her home?

I remember once absenting myself from civilization for weary months.

Yet I suppose he was in the habit of absenting himself from home?

You are going to desolate us, Jacintito, by absenting yourself?

Governor Osborne has his own reasons for absenting himself from his office.

Then little Joe Gander took to absenting himself from school.

Mr. Noel, had you any special reason for absenting yourself?

I do not quite like your absenting yourself from that good old club, the Junto.

Evidently he was pleased with me for absenting myself from Lydia.