Synonyms of absent in English:

absent


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adjective

1‘she was absent from work’

SYNONYMS

away, off, out, not present, non-attending, truant

not working, not at work, off duty, on holiday, on leave

gone, missing, lacking, unavailable, non-existent

in absentia

informal AWOL

British informal bunking off, skiving

NZ Australian informal wagging

ANTONYMS

present

2‘his eyes had an absent, dreaming look’

SYNONYMS

distracted, preoccupied, inattentive, vague, absorbed, abstracted, unheeding, oblivious, distrait, absent-minded

daydreaming, dreamy, dreaming, far away, somewhere else, musing, wool-gathering, with one's head in the clouds, in a world of one's own, lost in thought, in a brown study

blank, empty, vacant, vacuous

informal miles away, not with us

ANTONYMS

attentive, alert