Disappearance may refer to:
- Forced disappearance, when an organization forces a person to vanish from public view
- Unexplained disappearances, the disappearance of objects, animals or people without apparent reason or cause
- Disappearance (film), a 2002 U.S. TV movie
- Disappearance (novel), a novel by Jude Watson
- "Disappearance", an episode of the television series Dynasty
- A Series of Unfortunate Events No.3: The Wide Window or, Disappearance!, a special edition of the novel The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket
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disappearance — I noun absence, concealment, dematerialization, departure, desertion, dispersal, dissipation, eclipse, erosion, escape, evanescence, evaporation, exit, exodus, fading, flight, obscuration, occultation, retirement, vanishment, withdrawal… … Law dictionary
Disappearance — Dis ap*pear ance, n. The act of disappearing; cessation of appearance; removal from sight; vanishing. Addison. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
disappearance — 1712; see DISAPPEAR (Cf. disappear) + ANCE (Cf. ance) … Etymology dictionary
disappearance — [n] vanishing ceasing to exist, decline and fall, dematerialization, departure, desertion, disappearing act, disintegration, dispersal, dissipation, dissolution, ebbing, eclipse, escape, evanescence, evaporation, exit, exodus, fading, flight,… … New thesaurus
disappearance — by Mike Gane To appear and to disappear might appear at first glance to be simple everyday processes. This is not so for Baudrillard who takes these terms and subjects them to the most subtle examination. The key discussion of the issues… … The Baudrillard dictionary
disappearance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ abrupt, sudden ▪ How could he explain his abrupt disappearance from the party? ▪ rapid ▪ the rapid disappearance of our countryside ▪ … Collocations dictionary
Disappearance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disappearance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disappearance disappearance evanescence eclipse occultation GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 departure departure &c. 293 Sgm: N 2 exit exit Sgm: N 2 vanishing point … English dictionary for students
disappearance — [[t]dɪ̱səpɪ͟ərəns[/t]] disappearances 1) N VAR: oft with poss If you refer to someone s disappearance, you are referring to the fact that nobody knows where they have gone. Her disappearance has baffled police... They say the government is not… … English dictionary
disappearance — UK [ˌdɪsəˈpɪərəns] / US [ˌdɪsəˈpɪrəns] noun Word forms disappearance : singular disappearance plural disappearances 1) [countable/uncountable] a situation in which someone or something can no longer be found or seen Richards was 18 at the time of … English dictionary
disappearance — noun 1. the act of leaving secretly or without explanation (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑disappearing • Ant: ↑appearance • Derivationally related forms: ↑disappear (for: ↑ … Useful english dictionary