[prez-uh n-tee-iz-uh m]
- the practice of coming to work despite illness, injury, anxiety, etc., often resulting in reduced productivity.
- the practice of working long hours at a job without the real need to do so.
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- the practice of persistently working longer hours and taking fewer holidays than the terms of one's employment demand, esp as a result of fear of losing one's job
Word Origin for presenteeism
C20: a play on absenteeism