Definition of absistence in English:

absistence

noun

  • The action of abstaining or refraining from something; abstinence.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Ogilvie's Imperial Dictionary. From absist + -ence, after e.g. insistence, persistence.

Pronunciation

absistence

/abˈsɪst(ə)ns//əbˈsɪst(ə)ns/