English word absence comes from Latin absens, and later Latin absentia (Absence.).
Absence detailed word origin explanation
|absens || Latin (lat) || |
|absentia || Latin (lat) ||Absence. |
|ausence || Old French (fro) || |
|absence || Middle English (enm) ||Absence. |
|absence || English (eng) ||(fencing) Lack of contact between blades.. (medical) Temporary loss or disruption of consciousness, with sudden onset and recovery, and common in epilepsy. [First attested in the mid 20th century.]. A state of being away or withdrawn from a place or from companionship; the period of being away. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]. Failure to be present where one is expected, wanted, or [...] |
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