Incorrect spelling, explanation: there is no such word as
prescence in English. It is simply a misspelling and users of English should be careful when they write this word and remember not to add the consonant c after s. The word presence has had its unchanged form since the 14th century because of its roots in Latin. Therefore the presence is correct, not prescence.
Correct spelling, explanation: derived from Latin as praesentia when there is only s, not c, the form presence is exclusively correct. Before it had been used in English in the 14th century, it appeared in Old French as presence which is the form known nowadays. Hence, users of English spell this word without consonant c after s because solely presence is correct.
Definition of presence:
noun, a state of being together with someone else in the same place,
I really can’t wait for your presence next month here.
Sarah blushes every time she is in the presence of Jack.
Phrases with presence:
presence of mind – the ability to remain calm and act quickly in a difficult situation; self-awareness,
She didn’t have the presence of mind, and her sister had to call for an ambulance.
grace someone or something with one’s presence – used humorously to say that a person comes to a place to be with someone else or a group,
My son finally decided to grace us with his presence in the kitchen.
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