Definition of absenteeism:
The curse of absenteeism was little felt in Dublin, where the Parliament secured the presence of most of the aristocracy and of much of the talent of the country, and during the residence of the viceroy there was the influence of the court to contribute to the sparkling character of Dublin society.- "Penelope's Irish Experiences", Kate Douglas Wiggin.
" We have been told from time immemorial that absenteeism has been one of the curses of Ireland," I remarked to Salemina; " so, whatever the charms of the cottage in Rostrevor, do not let us take it, and in so doing become absentee landlords."- "Penelope's Irish Experiences", Kate Douglas Wiggin.
He has had a continued history of labor- troubles, with strikes, absenteeism, high turnover, and all the rest.- "The Way of Decision", M. C. Pease.