not present; not in a place because of illness, etc.
not existing; lacking; not present in sth
showing that you are not really looking at or thinking about what is happening around you
not go to or be in a place where you are expected to be
"the thumb is absent"
"her appetite was lacking"
"an absent stare"
"an absentminded professor"
"the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"
"He absented himself"
Absent officers were summoned.
出自： James Mill
If he absents himself from her side.
出自： D. Runyon
Prejudice is absent from his mind.