Noun Absenteeism Definition and Examples







The practice of regularly staying away from work or school without good reason.
  1. 'The streets were all but empty throughout the day and apparently there was a high level of absenteeism.'
  2. 'Several speakers pointed out the problems posed to business by absenteeism.'
  3. 'They have 27 people in the company now, with virtually no absenteeism.'
  4. 'The survey by the Small Firms Association also showed different levels of absenteeism between regions.'
  5. 'As part of the crackdown against absenteeism, the parents of persistent truants have been threatened with tougher fines and jail sentences.'
  6. 'You should keep records of absences and introduce a trigger mechanism that alerts you to look into regular absenteeism and the reasons for it.'
  7. 'Whatever the reason, the continual absenteeism of legislators is a serious matter.'
  8. 'Poor teamwork seems to contribute more to doctors' absenteeism than overwork or low job control.'
  9. 'Councillors warned staff in the department that absenteeism had become unacceptable and the work may be contracted out to private agencies.'
  10. 'Employees in buildings with healthy interiors have less absenteeism and tend to stay in their jobs longer.'
((n.) The state or practice of an absentee; esp. the practice of absenting one's self from the country or district where one's estate is situated.)


1. frequent or habitual absence from work, school, etc.: rising absenteeism in the industry.

2. the practice of being an absentee landlord.


"There can be absenteeism penalties."
"There can be absenteeism policies."
"There can be absenteeism levels."
"There can be absenteeism willbes."
"There can be absenteeism studies."
"There can be absenteeism recordings."
"There can be absenteeism problems."
"There can be absenteeism delays."
"There can be absenteeism covers."
"absenteeisms can be in industries."
"workforces can have absenteeisms."
"individuals can have absenteeisms."
"absenteeisms can be in companies."
"absenteeisms can be through sicknesses."
"absenteeisms can be on people/places/organizations."
"absenteeisms can be on mornings."
"absenteeisms can be in sectors."
"absenteeisms can be in plants."
"absenteeisms can be during talks."
"absenteeisms can be by reductions."

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