disappearance

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WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
dis•ap•pear•ance  (dis′ə pērəns),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. the act or an instance of disappearing;
    a ceasing to be seen or to exist.
  • disappear + -ance 1705–15

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
dis•ap•pear /ˌdɪsəˈpɪr/USA pronunciation   v. [no object]
  1. to cease to be seen;
    vanish from sight:The sun disappeared beneath the horizon.
  2. to cease to exist or be known;
    pass away:Dinosaurs disappeared millions of years ago.
dis•ap•pear•ance, n. [countableuncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
dis•ap•pear  (dis′ə pēr),USA pronunciation v.i. 
  1. to cease to be seen;
    vanish from sight.
  2. to cease to exist or be known;
    pass away;
    end gradually:One by one the symptoms disappeared.
  • dis-1 + appear 1520–30
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged .
      Disappear, fade, vanish suggest that something passes from sight.
      Disappear is used of whatever suddenly or gradually goes out of sight:We watched him turn down a side street and then disappear.Fade suggests a (complete or partial) disappearance that proceeds gradually and often by means of a blending into something else:Colors in the sky at sunrise quickly fade.Vanish suggests complete, generally rapid, and often mysterious disappearance:A mirage can vanish as suddenly as it appears.

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