Definition Of desertion

noun

the action of deserting a person, cause, or organization.

her mother 's desertion of her family

Example Of desertion

  • According to the CBS News programme 60 Minutes, there have been 5,500 desertions amongst US troops.

  • Any desertion on Edith's part is terminated by Robert agreeing to the separation.

  • He just finished serving 30 days in jail for his 1965 desertion .

  • her guilt over her desertion of her husband

  • her mother 's desertion of her family


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