Etymology
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disappearance (n.)

"act or fact of disappearing; a ceasing to appear or exist," 1712; see disappear + -ance.

updated on August 23, 2018

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Definitions of disappearance from WordNet

disappearance (n.)
the act of leaving secretly or without explanation;
Synonyms: disappearing
disappearance (n.)
the event of passing out of sight;
disappearance (n.)
gradually ceasing to be visible;
Synonyms: fade
disappearance (n.)
ceasing to exist;
he regretted the disappearance of Greek from school curricula
the disappearance of resistance at very low temperatures
what was responsible for the disappearance of the rainforest?
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