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
Australian, New Zealand 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