Synonyms of 'absence'

absentation, absenteeism, AWOL, beggary, cut, dearth, default, defect, defectiveness, deficiency, deficit, departure, deprivation, destitution, disappearance, drought, escape, exigency, famine, French leave, furlough, Holiday, hooky, imperfection, insufficiency, lack, leave, leaving, miss, necessity, need, negation, nihility, nonappearance, nonattendance, nonentity, nonexistence, nonoccurrence, nothingness, nullity, omission, paucity, privation, scarcity, shortage, shortcoming, shortfall, sick leave, truancy, unreality, vacancy, vacation, vacuity, vacuum, void, want