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From Middle French absent < Old French ausent < Latin absent-, the stem of absens, present participle of abesse (to be away from), formed from ab + esse (to be).

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Absent (not comparable)

Positive
Absent

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Being away from a place; withdrawn from a place; not present.
    Expecting absent friends.
  2. Not existing; lacking.
    The part was rudimental or absent.
  3. Inattentive to what is passing; absent-minded; preoccupied.
    • 1746-1747, Chesterfield, Letters to his Son
    What is commonly called an absent man is commonly either a very weak or a very affected man.
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From Latin absente (being absent)

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Patrono:En-prep

  1. without
    The gross value represents returns absent both taxation and interest on the investment’s cash component.
    • 1919, State vs. Britt, Supreme Court of Missouri, Division 2, in The Southwestern Reporter, page 427
      If the accused refuse upon demand to pay money or deliver property (absent any excuse or excusing circumstance) which came into his hands as a bailee, such refusal might well constitute some evidence of conversion, with the requisite fraudulent intent required by the statute.
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From Old French, from Late Latin absentare (keep away, be away).

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Infinitive
to Absent

Third person singular
Absents

Simple past
Absented

Past participle
Absented

Present participle
Absenting

to Absent (third-person singular simple present Absents, present participle Absenting, simple past and past participle Absented)
  1. (transitive, with reflexive pronoun) To go away from a place; to leave.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To withhold from being present
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Borrowed from Latin absens.

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Absent m. (f. Absente, m. plural Absents, f. plural Absentes)

  1. absent
  2. absent-minded

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Absent m. (plural Absents)

  1. absentee; missing person

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