absentation

noun
ab·​sen·​ta·​tion | \ ˌabsən‧ˈtāshən, -ˌsen‧- \
plural -s

Definition of absentation

: an absenting of oneself

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First Known Use of absentation

1800, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for absentation

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

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“Absentation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/absentation. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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