n. the affliction of failing to take time off from work, even when it is available. (A jocular and contrived opposite of absenteeism.) : The office suffered from bouts of presenteeism during the winter when the workload was light.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition. Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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