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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISAPPEARED

One of the stars in the constellation of the Pleiades is said to have disappeared.

Finally he disappeared, and, as it seems, embraced the profession of a sailor.

The old cities of Egypt have disappeared from the face of the earth.

Thrones have toppled and their vast empires have disappeared.

Like the tomb of William the Conqueror at Caen, it disappeared long ago.

It is a pity that the comic chorus had disappeared, or the picture were complete.

One of whom she had been hopeful, had disappeared—it was supposed with another man's wife.

The farmhand had filled his box and disappeared around the corner of the house.

It came up from and disappeared into the creek, so I was sure it must have been a Gahonga.

"Eighty-five," said the clerk; and the drummer and the Negro disappeared.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., disaperen, from dis- "do the opposite of" + appear. Earlier was disparish (early 15c.), from French disparaiss-, stem of disparaître. Related: Disappeared; disappearing; disappears. Slang disappearing act is originally of magic shows; in figurative sense of "getting away" first attested 1913.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISAPPEARED

mislaid

adjectivemisplaced
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