Desertion meaning

dĭ-zûrshən
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A deserting or being deserted.
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(law) The willful abandonment of one's spouse, children, etc.
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The intentional and indefensible abandonment of a responsibility, such as to military service or to a spouse.
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The act of deserting.
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Origin of desertion

  • From Middle French désertion

    From Wiktionary