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English noun: disappearance

1. disappearance (act) the act of leaving secretly or without explanation


Synonymsdisappearing


Broader (hypernym)departure, going, going away, leaving


Narrower (hyponym)vanishing


Antonymsappearance

2. disappearance (event) the event of passing out of sight


Broader (hypernym)happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


Narrower (hyponym)evanescence, fadeout, immersion, ingress, receding, vanishing


Antonymsappearance

3. disappearance (act) gradually ceasing to be visible


Synonymsfade


Broader (hypernym)conclusion, ending, termination

4. disappearance (event) ceasing to exist


SamplesHe regretted the disappearance of Greek from school curricula.
What was responsible for the disappearance of the rainforest?.
The disappearance of resistance at very low temperatures.


Broader (hypernym)happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent









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