absence etymology

Middle English word absence comes from Latin fui, Latin ab, and later Latin absum (I am away, I am absent, I am distant.)

Detailed word origin of absence

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fui Latin (lat)
ab Latin (lat) (source of action or event) by, of. (time) after, since. At, on, in. From, away from, out of.
absum Latin (lat) I am away, I am absent, I am distant.
absentem Latin (lat)
absentia Latin (lat) Absence.
absent Old French (fro)
absence Middle English (enm) Absence.

Words with the same origin as absence

Descendants of fui
poer possibilite potentat sans sense
Descendants of ab
abiect abjuren abnegacioun abolisshen abounde abrogat absolucioun absolut absolven abundaunce abundaunt abundauntly abusioun adverten avancen avantage avauncen avauntage habaundance sconce sconse skonce