absence, absence of mind, absurdity, acreage, aimlessness, angst, anguish, anxiety, appetite, area, aridity, bareness, barrenness, big deal, blankness, bleakness, bloodlessness, bootlessness, boredom, breadth, canine appetite, casuistry, characterlessness, cheerlessness, colorlessness, continuum, crossed fingers, dead letter, deadness, deprivation, desertedness, desolateness, desolation, dimension, discomfort, discomposure, discontent, disingenuousness, dislike, dismalness, displeasure, disquiet, dissatisfaction, dragginess, dread, dreariness, drought, dryness, dullness, dustiness, effeteness, emotionlessness, empty sound, empty space, empty stomach, empty-headedness, ennui, etiolation, existential woe, expanse, expansion, expressionlessness, extension, extent, fatuity, fecklessness, field, flatness, flimsiness, foolishness, frivolity, frivolousness, fruitlessness, futility, galactic space, grimness, heaviness, hollow hunger, hollow mockery, hollowness, hunger, hungriness, idleness, impotence, inanition, inanity, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, inefficacy, inexcitability, infinite space, inquietude, insignificance, insincerity, insipidity, insipidness, interstellar space, jejunity, jesuitry, joylessness, lack of pleasure, leadenness, levity, lifelessness, lightness, lowness of spirit, malaise, meaninglessness, measure, mental void, mere noise, mockery, nausea, negation, negativeness, negativity, nihility, noise, nonbeing, nonentity, nonexistence, nongratification, noninhabitance, nonoccupance, nonoccupancy, nonoccurrence, nonreality, nonresidence, nonsatisfaction, nonsensicality, nonsubsistence, not-being, nothingness, nugacity, nullity, opening, otiosity, outer space, painfulness, paleness, pallor, phatic communion, place open, pointlessness, pokiness, polydipsia, ponderousness, profitlessness, proportion, purposelessness, rat race, relish, savorlessness, senselessness, shallowness, silliness, slenderness, slightness, slowness, solemnity, sophistry, space, spatial extension, sphere, spiritlessness, spleen, spread, staleness, sterility, stiffness, stodginess, stomach, stuffiness, superficial extension, superficiality, surface, sweet tooth, tapeworm, taste, tastelessness, tediousness, tedium, the absurd, thirst, thirstiness, tongue in cheek, torment of Tantalus, tract, triflingness, triteness, triviality, trivialness, unactuality, uncandidness, uncandor, uncomfortableness, unease, uneasiness, unfrankness, unhappiness, uninterestingness, unliveliness, unmeaningness, unpleasure, unproductiveness, unprofitability, unprofitableness, unreality, unsatisfaction, unsignificancy, uselessness, vacancy, vacant post, vacantness, vacuity, vacuousness, vacuum, valuelessness, vanity, vapidity, vapidness, vexation of spirit, vicious circle, void, voidness, volume, woodenness, worthlessness
insufficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, incompetence, deficiency, imperfection, shortcoming, paucity, stint, scantiness, none to spare, bare subsistence, scarcity, dearth, want, need, lack, poverty, exigency, inanition, starvation, famine, drought, dole, mite, pittance, short allowance, short commons, half rations, banyan day, emptiness
, poorness, depletion, vacancy, flaccidity, ebb tide, low water, a beggarly account of empty boxes, indigence, insolvency, drain of resources, impoverish, stint, put on short allowance, do insufficiently, scotch the snake, Adj, insufficient, inadequate, too little, not enough, unequal to, incompetent, weighed in the balance and found wanting, perfunctory, deficient, wanting imperfect, ill-furnished, ill-provided, ill- stored, ill-off, slack, at a low ebb, empty, vacant, bare, short of, out of, destitute of, devoid of, bereft of, denuded of, dry, drained, unprovided, unsupplied, unfurnished, unreplenished, unfed, unstored, untreasured, empty-handed, meager, poor, thin, scrimp, sparing, spare, stinted, starved, starving, halfstarved, famine-stricken, famished, jejune, scant, scarce, not to be had, not to be had for love or money, not to be had at any price, scurvy, stingy, at the end of one's tether, without resources, in want, in debt, insufficiently, in default of, for want of, failing, semper avarus eget.
absence, inexistence, nonresidence, absenteeism, nonattendance, alibi, emptiness
, void, vacuum, vacuity, vacancy, tabula rasa, exemption, hiatus, lipotype, truant, absentee, nobody, nobody present, nobody on earth, not a soul, ame qui vive, absent, not present, away, nonresident, gone, from home, missing, lost, wanting, omitted, nowhere to be found, inexistence, empty, void, vacant, vacuous, untenanted, unoccupied, uninhabited, tenantless, barren, sterile, desert, deserted, devoid, uninhabitable, without, minus, nowhere, elsewhere, neither here nor there, in default of, sans, behind one's back, the bird has flown, non est inventus, absence makes the heart grow fonder, absent in body but present in spirit, absento nemo ne nocuisse velit, Achilles absent was Achilles still, aux absents les os, briller par son absence, conspicuous by his absence, in the hope to meet shortly again and make our abs.