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abscondence

ab·scond·ence
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ab-skon-duh ns]
    • /æbˈskɒn dəns/
    • /əbskˈɒndəns/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-skon-duh ns]
    • /æbˈskɒn dəns/

Definitions of abscondence word

  • noun abscondence secret concealment or seclusion, or the action of absconding 3
  • noun abscondence hiding, especially to avoid legal proceedings. 1
  • noun abscondence (rare) The act of absconding, or illicitly escaping; hiding of a fugitive. 0

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Origin of abscondence

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80; abscond + -ence

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Parts of speech for Abscondence

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

abscondence popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

abscondence usage trend in Literature

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