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Definition of Presence

  • The state of being present, or of being within sight or call, or at hand; -- opposed to absence.
  • The place in which one is present; the part of space within one's ken, call, influence, etc.; neighborhood without the intervention of anything that forbids intercourse.
  • Specifically, neighborhood to the person of one of superior of exalted rank; also, presence chamber.
  • The whole of the personal qualities of an individual; person; personality; especially, the person of a superior, as a sovereign.
  • An assembly, especially of person of rank or nobility; noble company.
  • Port, mien; air; personal appearence.
  • the act of being present
  • dignified manner or conduct
  • the impression that something is present
  • the immediate proximity of someone or something
  • an invisible spiritual being felt to be nearby
  • the state of being present; current existence

How to use presence in a sentence. Presence pronunciation.

The walls which have felt their look and their breath, the floor which has taken their footsteps, the chairs in which they have sat, have something of their presence.
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Here a devout Muslim, indifferent to the presence of strangers, turned his face to the East, touched his forehead to the ground, and said his prayers.
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A foreigner of this character they had never before seen, with coat buttoned up like an Egyptian official in the presence of his superior, and this wide, droll hat on his head.
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Presently the Prince sent Higli Pasha to ask his nearer presence.
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The man was not conscious of his presence till he was seized and flung against the wall.
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His presence alone would have been enough to save the girl from further molestation; but, he had thrown himself upon the man like a tiger.
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But miserable tongues-may God wither them!-told Achmet of my presence.
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Achmet saw, felt the presence of the slaves behind him, and shrank back numbed and appalled.
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A low cry broke from Achmet, for now when death came he must go unclean to the after-world, forbidden Allah's presence.
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Her Royal Presence, since Her happy Accession to the Throne.
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Can sincere Christians encourage and assist, by their Presence and Purses, Men in committing such Practices, and in their living by a Profession, which, as it is managed, is so inconsistent with Christianity?
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And tho' he should be so Happy as never to smile at a _Prophane Jest_, nor join in Applauding a _Vitious_ Play; yet, will that exempt him from a Share of that _Guilt_ which his Presence and Purse has help'd to support?
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Her importunities and theirs together drove him to a gentle desperation at last, and he finally summoned the Brigade to the presence.
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The sun meanwhile had risen, and the Alexandrian blushed to show himself in Dame Dorothea's presence in his short and ragged under-garment, which was quite inefficient to cover the still athletic mould of his limbs.
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He was quite ready to believe in the anchorite's confession, for the more unworthy the man for whom Sirona had broken faith, the greater seemed her guilt, and the more unpardonable her levity; and to his man's vanity it seemed to him easier-particularly in the presence of such witnesses as Petrus and Dorothea-to bear the fact that his wife should have sought variety and pleasure at any cost, even at that of devoting herself to a ragged beggar, than that she should have given her affections to a younger, handsomer, and worthier man than himself.
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Paulus was Menander again, and if there was little in the presence of the recluse, which could recall his identity with the old man he had trodden down, the despised anchorite felt, while the expelled and sinful woman leaned on his arm, the same proud sense of succoring a woman, as when he was the most distinguished youth of a metropolis, and when he had led forward the master's much courted daughter in the midst of a shouting troop of slaves.
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Mrs. Fentiman liked to talk of purely domestic matters, and in a stranger's presence she was never at ease.
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Upholsterers' workmen would have been bad enough, but much worse was the establishment of Mrs. Higgins by her daughter's bedside, which naturally involved her presence as a guest at table, and the endurance of her conversation whenever she chose to come downstairs.
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But for Mrs. Higgins's presence, Emmeline would have responded with a certain kindness.
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There is no attempt in the destruction of this proud character to prove that the "children" were wrong or mistaken; it is the far deeper irony of life itself, showing the absolute insignificance of the ego in the presence of eternal and unconscious nature.
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Examples of Presence

Example #1
I feel Soolsby here at times so sharply that it would seem he came again and was in this room, though he is dead and gone.
Example #2
Men leave their impressions on all around them.
Example #3
There, hung to a tree by a deserted mosque near by, the body of one who was with them all an hour before, and who had paid the penalty for some real or imaginary crime; while his fellows blessed Allah that the storm had passed them by.
Example #4
Dark faces grinned over the steaming pot at the door of the cafes, idlers on the benches smoked hasheesh, female street-dancers bared their faces shamelessly to the men, and indolent musicians beat on their tiny drums, and sang the song of "O Seyyid," or of "Antar"; and the reciter gave his sing-song tale from a bench above his fellows.
Example #5
David knew that he ran risks, that his confidence invited the occasional madness of a fanatical mind, which makes murder of the infidel a passport to heaven; but as a man he took his chances, and as a Christian he believed he would suffer no mortal hurt till his appointed time.
Example #6
Arabs and fellaheen squatting at street corners looked at him with furtive interest.