Synonyms for truancy
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : troo-uh n-see|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈtru ən si|
Définition of truancyOrigin :
- 1784, from truant + -cy.
- noun unexcused absence
- She was accused of truancy; she admitted it, even confessed her rendezvous in the Park.
- Extract from : « The Cricket » by Marjorie Cooke
- Your truancy has been grievous to your friends, no less than to yourself.
- Extract from : « The Fair God » by Lew Wallace
- Now I differ with him, and I even mean to win this day by such a piece of truancy.
- Extract from : « The Rise of Iskander » by Benjamin Disraeli
- They treated us as truants only, and as if they quite understood our truancy.
- Extract from : « Herland » by Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman
- I have my own idea of how this truancy question is going to be solved.
- Extract from : « A Ten Year War » by Jacob A. Riis
- The thought of my truancy was no balm to my conscience just then.
- Extract from : « The House of a Thousand Candles » by Meredith Nicholson
- Truancy is not uncommon in colored neighborhoods, though few cases come before the courts.
- Extract from : « Half a Man » by Mary White Ovington
- The thought of Persis came to him now with the charm of all three—honey, truancy to duty, and danger.
- Extract from : « What Will People Say? » by Rupert Hughes
- To lunch he would not come, nor to tea, but he would be in for dinner, and so his day's truancy would be over.
- Extract from : « The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories » by E. M. Forster
- She recognized him by his voice, and turned from a French prince to rebuke him for his truancy, with gay raillery and much anger.
- Extract from : « Under Two Flags » by Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
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