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Absenteeism | Presenteeism

M's guide to our ever-changing language by John Morrish.

M's guide to our ever-changing language by John Morrish OLD WORD: ABSENTEEISM Since the 19th century, persistent absence from work. NEW WORD: PRESENTEEISM The practice of going to work when you should really be at home, because you're worried you might be missed.