Cite
 

Meaning of absenteeism

ab•sen•tee•ism

Pronunciation: (ab"sun-tē'iz-um), [key]
— n.
  1. frequent or habitual absence from work, school, etc.: rising absenteeism in the industry.
  2. the practice of being an absentee landlord.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: