ABSENCE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of absence
Definition:
n. state of being absent; state of being away
Example:
The other guests had taken advantage of the Queen's absence, and were resting in the shade.
Sentence in Classic:
The German name of the victim, the absence of all other motive, and the sinister inscription on the wall, all pointed to its perpetration by political refugees and revolutionists.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Upon the second day of his absence I received a telegram from the major, imploring me to come at once.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Such were the circumstances of the Park Lane Mystery, which were further complicated by entire absence of motive, since, as I have said, young Adair was not known to have any enemy, and no attempt had been made to remove the money or valuables in the room.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
In the middle of the summer Moses the raven suddenly reappeared on the farm, after an absence of several years.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Woman is deprived of rights from lack of education, and the lack of education results from the absence of rights.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre did not come either and Natasha, not knowing that Prince Andrew had gone to see his father, could not explain his absence to herself.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Nicholas, though he had never seen Ilagin, with his usual absence of moderation in judgment, hated him cordially from reports of his arbitrariness and violence, and regarded him as his bitterest foe.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The habits of the military class are the absence of freedom, that is, discipline, idleness, ignorance, cruelty, debauchery, and drunkenness.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And this very absence of an aim gave him the complete, joyous sense of freedom which constituted his happiness at this time.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He at once resigned his commission, and without waiting for it to be accepted took leave of absence and went to Moscow.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But I could hardly help observing that she had launched into them, chiefly because the question was raised in her own mind, and with very little reference to me, though she had addressed herself to me in the absence of anybody else.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context