Simple absence | definition of simple absence by Medical dictionary
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a brief clouding of consciousness accompanied by the abrupt onset of 3-second spikes and waves on EEG.
sim·ple ab·sence (simp'ĕl ab'sĕns)
A brief clouding of consciousness accompanied by the abrupt onset of 3-second spikes and waves on electroencephalography.
Synonym(s): pure absence
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But asking to be a witness to such execution is nothing more than spiritual decay or simple absence
of spiritual strength.
It is always the lie - or the simple absence
of truth - that catches politicians, rather than the original sin.
He doesn't seem to understand Augustine's idea of evil as a privation and not a simple absence
of good; and he fails to note that in at least one place (De anima et ejus origine 4.