- Truancy is defined as being absent without permission.
An example of truancy is when you skip out on going to school for no reason.
truancy definition by Webster's New World
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- pl. truancies the act or an instance of playing truant
- the state of being truant
truancy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. tru·an·cies
The act or condition of being absent without permission.