Absence

All possible synonyms of the word Absence as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Absence, absence seizure

Definition

  • the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.; common in petit mal epilepsy

Synonyms

  • absence
  • absence seizure

Hypernyms

  • seizure, ictus, raptus: a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease; "he suffered an epileptic seizure"

Part holonym

  • petit mal epilepsy, petit mal, epilepsia minor: epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (and possibly other abnormalities); "she has been suffering from petit mal since childhood"

Hyponyms

  • complex absence: an absence seizure accompanied by other abnormalities (atonia or automatisms or vasomotor changes)
  • pure absence, simple absence: an absence seizure without other complications; followed by 3-per-sec brainwave spikes
  • subclinical absence: a transient impairment of cortical function demonstrable only by 3-per-second brainwave spikes

Absence

Definition

  • the time interval during which something or somebody is away; "he visited during my absence"

Synonyms

  • absence

Hypernyms

  • time interval, interval: a definite length of time marked off by two instants

Absence

Definition

  • failure to be present

Synonyms

  • absence

Hypernyms

  • nonattendance: the failure to attend

Hyponyms

  • cut: an unexcused absence from class; "he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class"
  • default: loss due to not showing up; "he lost the game by default"
  • absenteeism: habitual absence from work

Absence

Definition

  • the state of being absent; "he was surprised by the absence of any explanation"

Synonyms

  • absence

Hypernyms

  • lack, deficiency, want: the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"

Hyponyms

  • nonoccurrence: absence by virtue of not occurring
  • awayness: the state of being elsewhere than in particular place

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