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Synonyms

due

adjective

if you are due somewhere, you are expected to be there

away

adverb

not at home, or not at the place where you work or study

low

adjective

used about supplies of things when a lot has been used

nowhere

adverb

not in any place, or not to any place

missing

adjective

if someone or something is missing, they are not where they should be and you do not know where they are

absent

adjective

not in the place where you should be or are expected to be

lacking

adjective

if something important or useful is lacking, it does not exist or is not available

missing

adjective

if something is missing, it is not in its usual place because it has been removed

missing

adjective

if someone or something is missing, they are not included in something although you would expect them to be there

lost

adjective

if something is lost, you cannot find it

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absent

adjective

formal missing from a place or situation

absentee

adjective

not present for a particular job or responsibility

AWOL

adjective

Britishinformal lost or missing

be conspicuous by your absence

if you are conspicuous by your absence, people notice that you are not there

beyond recall

impossible to have or experience again

forfeit

adjective

formal something that is forfeit is taken from you because of something that you have done wrong or have failed to do

from/off the face of the earth

used for emphasizing that something does not exist anywhere or cannot be found anywhere

gone

adjective

someone who is gone is no longer present in a place

gone

adjective

something that is gone no longer exists or has all been used

in absentia

if something happens in absentia, the person involved is not present when it happens

in spirit

not physically in a place or situation but thinking about the people who are there and wishing you were there

irrecoverable

adjective

formal gone or lost and impossible to get back

lean

adjective

a lean period of time is very difficult to live in because many people lack money or other necessary things

long-awaited

adjective

a long-awaited event has been expected for a long time

long-lost

adjective

a long-lost thing is something that has been lost for a long time

lost

adjective

no longer existing, or no longer likely to exist

make yourself scarce

to stay away from a particular place in order to avoid a difficult or embarrassing situation

MIA

adjective

humorous not able to be found or contacted

misplaced

adjective

put in the wrong place

non-existent

adjective

not real, or not present. This word is often used about something that should be present but is not

no place

adverb

Americaninformal nowhere

nowhere

adverb

in or to no particular place

off

adjective

British used for saying that something is not available in a restaurant

off the map

completely destroyed, or no longer existing as a country, city, etc

out of hospital/school/college etc

used for saying that someone is no longer in hospital/at school etc

spoken for

informal already owned by someone else or kept for someone else, and therefore not available to you

stray

adjective

lost, or without a home

tied up

adjective

if your money is tied up in something, it is being used for that thing and you cannot use it for anything else

unaccounted for

adjective

missing

unattainable

adjective

impossible to achieve or obtain

unavailable

adjective

not able to go somewhere, meet someone, or do something

unavailable

adjective

impossible to obtain

unobtainable

adjective

impossible to obtain or achieve

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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