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Absence and lack - thesaurus

Synonyms

absence

noun

a period of time when someone is not where they should be or where they usually are

lack

noun

a situation in which you do not have any, or enough, of something that you need or want

loss

noun

the state of no longer having something because it has been taken from you or destroyed

shortage

noun

a lack of something that you need or want

deficiency

noun

a lack of something that your body needs

want

noun

a lack of money, food, and other things someone needs to live

shortfall

noun

a lack of something that you need or want, or the amount that you lack

poverty

noun

formal a lack of something, especially ideas or feelings

bankruptcy

noun

formal a complete lack of good qualities

deficit

noun

formal a lack of a quality, skill, or ability that you should have

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absence

noun

a period of time when someone is not at work or at school when they should be

in default of something

if something does not exist or happen

lack

verb

to not have any or enough of something that you need or want

loss

noun

used about a natural ability that you do not have any longer

loss

noun

used about a feeling, quality, attitude etc that you stop having

loss

noun

the state of having less of something than before because some of it has gone

non-appearance

noun

failure to arrive at work or at an event when you are expected to be there

non-attendance

noun

failure to go to a place, for example school, when you should be there

want

noun

formal a lack of something

without

adverb

used for saying what someone or something does not have

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