- go away or leave
- lost in thought; showing preoccupation
- not in a specified place physically or mentally
In the mythology, Europe was associated with the past, with British redcoats at Concord, absentee landlords, dynastic pride
It must be emphasized, however, that, without the intact protein, the characteristic enzymatic behaviour is absent.
"Without proper cause, absent from work for 3 consecutive days, or an accumulated 6 days in a month."
In the day, he went around like a somnambulist, with absent stare, gazing upon the world he had just discovered
Following him absently, Fan Po-wen asked, "Have you seen Pei-shan anywhere?"
Wu Sun-fu, who had been deep in thought, stroking his chin absent-mindedly, glanced up at Sun Chi-jen
In any event, if this break were to go undetected, the broken end would eventually be absent from the fabric, resulting in a defect in the fabric.
Grief fills the room up of my absent child,/Lies in his Bed, walks up and down with me
From you have I been absent in the spring, When proud-pied April, dressed in all his trim
A figure,design,or scribble drawn or written absent - mindedly.