absentness

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Etymology[edit]

absent +‎ -ness

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absentness (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being absent-minded. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][1]

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  1. ^ Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002), “absentness”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 8.