HyperDic: disappearance

English > 4 senses of the word disappearance:
NOUNactdisappearance, disappearingthe act of leaving secretly or without explanation
eventdisappearancethe event of passing out of sight
actdisappearance, fadegradually ceasing to be visible
eventdisappearanceceasing to exist
disappearance > pronunciation
Soundsdih.sahpih'rahns; dih.sahpiy'rahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > disappearance: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of leaving secretly or without explanation.
Synonymdisappearing
NarrowervanishingA sudden disappearance from sight
Broaderdeparture, going, going away, leavingThe act of departing
OppositeappearanceThe act of appearing in public view
Spanishdesaparición
Catalandesaparició
Verbsdisappearget lost, as without warning or explanation
English > disappearance: 4 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningThe event of passing out of sight.
NarrowerevanescenceThe event of fading and gradually vanishing from sight
ingress, immersion(astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
receding, fadeoutA slow or gradual disappearance
vanishingA sudden or mysterious disappearance
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
OppositeappearanceThe event of coming into sight
Spanishdesaparición
Catalandesaparició
Verbsdisappearbecome invisible or unnoticeable / unnoticeable
English > disappearance: 4 senses > noun 3, act
Meaninggradually ceasing to be visible.
Synonymfade
Broadertermination, ending, conclusionThe act of ending something
Spanishdesvanecimiento, disipación
Catalandissipació, esvaïment
Verbsdisappearcease to exist
disappearbecome invisible or unnoticeable / unnoticeable
English > disappearance: 4 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningCeasing to exist.
Examples
  • "he 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"
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens

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