Translation of "absent" - English-German dictionary

absent

adjective /ˈӕbsənt/

not present

abwesend
Johnny was absent from school with a cold.
absence noun

the condition of not being present

die Abwesenheit
His absence from the meeting was noticed by the boss.

a time during which a person etc is not present

die Abwesenheit
After an absence of five years he returned home.
absentee noun

a person who is not present, especially frequently (eg at work, school etc).

(häufig) der/die Abwesende(r)
absenteeism noun

being often absent from work etc without good reason

häufiges Fernbleiben
Absenteeism is a problem in some industries.
absent-minded adjective

not noticing what is going on around one because one is thinking deeply

zerstreut
He is very absent-minded and is always forgetting where he has put things.
absentmindedly adverb

zerstreut
absent-mindedness noun

die Zerstreutheit

(Translation of “absent” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)