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Definition of Presence

Presence

  1. The state of being present, or of being within sight or call, or at hand; -- opposed to absence.
  2. 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.
  3. Specifically, neighborhood to the person of one of superior of exalted rank; also, presence chamber.
  4. The whole of the personal qualities of an individual; person; personality; especially, the person of a superior, as a sovereign.
  5. An assembly, especially of person of rank or nobility; noble company.
  6. Port, mien; air; personal appearence.

Presence Quotations

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best. - Epictetus
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
Epictetus

Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.
Alan Cohen

Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly. - George MacDonald
Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.
George MacDonald

No, I never saw an angel, but it is irrelevant whether I saw one or not. I feel their presence around me.
Paulo Coelho

Everything we do is for the purpose of altering consciousness. We form friendships so that we can feel certain emotions, like love, and avoid others, like loneliness. We eat specific foods to enjoy their fleeting presence on our tongues. We read for the pleasure of thinking another person's thoughts.
Sam Harris
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Presence Translations

presence in Afrikaans is teenwoordigheid
presence in Dutch is bijzijn, presentie, aanwezigheid
presence in German is Anwesenheit {f}, Gegenwart
presence in Italian is presenza
presence in Latin is praesentia presentia
presence in Spanish is presencia
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