simple absence

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Noun1.simple absence - an absence seizure without other complications; followed by 3-per-sec brainwave spikes
absence seizure, absence - the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.; common in petit mal epilepsy
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Indeed, the entire film lacks any sense of poverty beyond the simple absence of luxury.
illness is more than the simple absence of health, as the latter is also more than the simple steresis (lack) of illness.
These range from infrastructure issues and a lack of investment to the simple absence of evidence to prove the consumer use case.