Definition of Pure absence

1. Noun. An absence seizure without other complications; followed by 3-per-sec brainwave spikes.

Exact synonyms: Simple Absence
Generic synonyms: Absence, Absence Seizure



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Literary usage of Pure absence

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1. The Basic Outline of Universology: An Introduction to the Newly Discovered by Stephen Pearl Andrews (1872)
"... in fact, of all our ideas from the pure absence of the disturbing reality; and, for that reason, they become the regulative forms of all just thinking, ..."

2. The Basic Outline of Universology: An Introduction to the Newly Discovered by Stephen Pearl Andrews (1872)
"... while in itself it is a mere nothing, from the pure absence of the disturbing or less than nothing, reality; and, for that reason, they become 22. ..."

3. The Nam Family: A Study in Cacogenics by Arthur Howard Estabrook, Charles Benedict Davenport (1912)
"Now, neither mating behaves like pure absence of a character. The fact may be that we are here not dealing with a unit character or, the classification ..."

4. Studies in American Jurisprudence by Theodore Frelinghuysen Cornell Demarest (1906)
"But, it is not a pure absence of a finding which, it is declared, "should be noted" ; the obligation is—to note that there is no finding that the plaintiff, ..."

5. The Methodist Review (1882)
"And yet you recognize that the space in the empty pail is vacuity, a pure absence of positive existence, a room for occupancy. ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1876)
"... who asked for his signature, by imitating the signature of the last commissioner instead of giving his own — of course in pure absence of mind. ..."

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