absent

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absent

adjective absorbed, abstracted, astray, away, bare, bemused, blank, deficient, devoid, elsewhere, flown, gone, heedless, lost, missing, not present, nowhere to be found, null and void, preoccupied, vacant, vacuous, wanting
Associated concepts: absent intent, absent malice, absent the elements of a crime, new trial based on absence of an accused, counsel, evidence, absent witness
See also: lost, oblivious, truant, vacuous
References in classic literature ?
No; I have found when she is absent this long, she is liable not to come back till late.
Lorry feigned to go out when he could extract no answer from him, and, after remaining absent for an hour, returned.
Try as we might to overlook them, there were the three empty places of the three absent women, speaking in their own dismal language for themselves.