noun ab·sen·ta·tion \ˌabsən‧ˈtāshən, -ˌsen‧-\

Definition of absentation



  1. :  an absenting of oneself

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Origin and Etymology of absentation

Medieval Latin absentation-, absentatio, from Late Latin absentatus (past participle of absentare to be absent) + Latin -ion-, -io -ion

First Known Use: 1800

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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