an absent nod.
absent friends; absent parents.
He is absent on business.
she was absent through sickness.
Snow is absent in some countries.
I was absent once or twice.
You are really absent - minded.
an absent-minded smile.
Some professors are absent-minded.
the president was absent due to ill health.
faucal scales absent;
Some few of the students are absent today.
He was absent under the plea of illness.
She was absent because of a recent bereavement.
Many students were absent, notably the monitor.
most pupils were absent from school at least once.
wings are absent in several species of crane flies.