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Definition of the noun Abscondence

What does Abscondence mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abscondences

  1. The act of absconding, or illicitly escaping
  2. [uncountable] The incidence of illicit escape


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Google previewThe Mentally Abnormal Offender (2009)

by CIBA Foundation Symposium

Abscondence is a built-in safeguard (if ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

abscondence; ✳ abscondment; ✳absconsion. The second and third are needless variants rarely found; abscondence is the preferred and much more common noun corresponding to the verb ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

See -EE abscondence; abscondment; absconsion. The second and third are needless variants rarely found; abscondence is the preferred and much more common noun corresponding to the verb abscond, q.v. E.g., "[Defendant demonstrated ...

Google previewDiamond Pocket English Dictionary

by Dr. Baljit Singh

transience; truancy, fleeing, abscondence. fugitive' a. fleeting; transient; transitory. fugitive2 n. absconder; ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

UNKT adjunct bunked conjunct debunked defunct disjunct dunked funked flunked injunct junked plunked skunked UNS abeyance abhorrence abidance abscondence absence abundance accedence acceptance accidence accordance ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

Also abscondence, abscondment, concealment, seclusion. In monasteries and churches, an absconce was a dark lantern. absentaneous. This word, which never grew into use, is found in 18th century dictionaries. Fashioned by analogy with ...

Google previewJohnson's Dictionary, improved by Todd, abridged, ... with the addition of Walker's pronunciation ... and an appendix of Americanisms (1839)

by Samuel Johnson, Henry John TODD (Archdeacon of Cleveland.), John WALKER (the Philologist.)

Abscondence,āb-skön'-dénse. s. concealment. Absconder, áb-skön'-dār. s. the person who absconds. [tion. Absence, áb'-sènse.

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1863)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

ABSCONDENCE, n. Concealment. AB'SENT, n. One who is not present. ABSENTA'NEOUS, a. Relating to absence; absent. ABSIN'THATE, n.

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1898)

A Complete Encyclopaedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific and Technological by John Ogilvie

Abscondence t (ab-skond'ens), n. Conceal. ABRANCHIATA Abranchiata (a- brang'ki-ā'ta), n. pl. 1. Same as Abranchia (which see).-2. The name applied to thosevertebrates—mammals, birds, and reptiles—whose young have at no time gills ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary, (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

abscondence; (ab-skou'dgns), n. Concealment; seclusion. absconder (ab-skon'der), n. One who absconds. absconsio (ab-skon' shi-o), n. ; l. absconeionea (ab-skon-shi-o'néz). [NL., < . abscenderc, hide: see ...

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