- the act or an instance of disappearing; a ceasing to be seen or to exist.
Origin of disappearance
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Examples from the Web for disappearance
Did he denounce the involvement of organized crime in the abduction and disappearance of 43 students in the nearby city of Iguala?Mexico’s Priests Are Marked for Murder
January 7, 2015
The fury sparked by the disappearance of more thant 40 students in Iquala will not die.Mexican Protesters Look to Start a New Revolution
November 21, 2014
In the weeks following her disappearance, hopes of finding Graham were kept alive.On U.VA Campus, Grief Mixes With Relief After Discovery of Body
October 20, 2014
Oh, and he smiles during the press conference announcing her disappearance.Ben Affleck Delivers the Best Performance of His Career in ‘Gone Girl’
October 2, 2014
At the time of her disappearance in 2009, Harrington was wearing a necklace that had been given to her by her mother.The Girls Who Were Taken Before Hannah Graham
September 30, 2014
Stineli had suffered a great deal since her friend's disappearance.Rico and Wiseli
The disappearance of the last piece of money could not affect people of position.The Secret Agent
And the mystery of our felucca's disappearance had to be discussed.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
I never saw him before, but I saw him again on this very night of his disappearance.
When she had uttered this denial, which he believed to be true, she asked him what he meant by disappearance?
Word Origin and History for disappearance
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper