Synonyms for Absent:


absent (adjective)
lacking, empty, Omitted, elsewhere, truant, no-show, away, out, nonexistent, missing, gone, vacant, wanting, void, abstract, departed.
excluded (adjective)
inattentive (adjective)
detached, oblivious, inattentive, disinterested, uninterested, napping, heedless, Disregardful, unconscious, Ignoring, faraway, aloof, preoccupied, unheedful, unconcerned, thoughtless, Absent-minded, negligent, wandering, unmindful, distracted, inadvertent, dreamy, blank, befuddled.


lost, here, vanished, moved, present, loss, taken, overseas, deficiency, abroad, bankruptcy, astray, deficit, shortage, lack, shortfall, want, removed, poverty, out of sight. misplaced, in absentia, unavailable, unattainable, absence. brooding, appealing, bleak, black, darkly, excess, dark, bug-eyed, beatific, curious. bemused, distrait, awareness, ability. absent (noun)
inattentive, remove, away, wanting, lacking, missing, abstracted, gone, truant, scatty, devoid, departed, awol, nonexistent, absentminded.


change (verb)
leave (verb)
leave, evacuate, vacate, omit, depart.

Other synonyms:

brooding, beatific, bug-eyed, bleak, darkly, misplaced, unavailable, distrait, appealing, dark, black, bemused, unattainable, lost. curious. Other relevant words:
black, awol, unavailable, absence, brooding, removed, blank, misplaced, vanished, beatific, deficiency, appealing, darkly, distrait, devoid, bleak, abroad, remove, bemused, astray, bug-eyed, lost, out of sight, scatty, abstracted, bankruptcy, absentminded.

Usage examples for absent

  1. " Ah, I am so absent – Paul Clifford, Volume 3. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. I cannot be absent longer than two minutes. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. He was absent minded and hardly touched any food. – The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore