From Latinabsentia (“being away, absence"), from absÄ“ns (“absent"), present active participle of absum (“I am away or absent").
Absentia Sentence Examples
Amanda Knox had no intention of leaving the US after she was retried and sentenced in an Italian court in absentia.
Linda had already left to begin her new career, so her degree was awarded in absentia.
Boulanger himself, having been tried and condemned in absentia for treason, in October 1889 went to live in Jersey, but nobody now paid much attention to his doings.
He said it lasted one hour, and that the suspected mastermind of the bombing, was charged in absentia.
In 1874 the university of GÃƒ¶ttingen granted her a degree in absentia, excusing her from the oral examination on account of the remarkable excellence of the three dissertations sent in, one of which, on the theory of partial differential equations, is one of her most remarkable works.