Synonyms and Antonyms of absence
a state of being without something necessary, desirable, or useful
- The absence of volunteers is putting the program in jeopardy.
deficiency, deficit, inadequacy, insufficiency
dearth, meagerness, paucity, poverty, scantiness, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, skimpiness
demand, essential, necessity, requirement, requisite
adequacy, enough, sufficiency
fund, pool, stock, supply
excess, fill, overabundance, oversupply, plenty, surfeit, surplus
the fact or state of being absent
- In the absence of ferry service to the island, the ecotourists had to charter a plane.
deficiency, deficit, failure, famine, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency, meagerness, paucity, poverty, scantiness, scantness, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, skimpiness, undersupply
deprivation, loss, necessity, need, needfulness, omission
abundance, amplitude, bounty, plenitude, plenteousness, plentifulness, plentitude, plenty, wealth
excess, overabundance, oversupply, superabundance, surfeit, surplus
bushel, deal, gobs, heap, loads, lot, mass, mountain, much, oodles, peck, pile, pot, quantity, raft, reams, scads, stack, volume, wad