Absenteeism Definition

ăbsən-tēĭzəm
noun
Habitual failure to appear, especially for work or other regular duty.
American Heritage
Absence from work, school, etc., esp. when deliberate or habitual.
Webster's New World

The state of being absent, especially frequently or without good reason; the practice of an absentee. [First attested in the early 19th century.]

Wiktionary

The practice of absenting one's self from the country or district where one's estate is situated.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
sneaking outdefectiontruancy
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Other Word Forms of Absenteeism

Noun

Singular:
absenteeism
Plural:
absenteeisms

Origin of Absenteeism

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