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Synonyms for desertion
dɪˈzɜr ʃənde·ser·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. desertion, abandonment, defectionnoun

    withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility

    "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"

    Synonyms:
    renunciation, defection, forsaking, abandonment, apostasy

  2. abandonment, forsaking, desertionnoun

    the act of giving something up

    Synonyms:
    defection, forsaking, abandonment, giving up

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. desertionnoun

    Synonyms:
    abandonment, relinquishment, dereliction

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. desertionnoun

    Synonyms:
    abandonment

    Antonyms:
    faithfulness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "desertion":

    defection, dropout, drop-out, abandonment, neglect

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#11158neglect
#11564surrender
#22574abandonment
#23708betrayal
#26043dropout
#57693renunciation
#62094apostasy
#62786defection
#66580desertion
#80167capitulation
#104441forsaking

How to use desertion in a sentence?

  1. Tony Shaffer:

    The Army has come to its conclusion, and Bowe Bergdahl ... will be charged with desertion.

  2. Christian Nevell Bovee:

    For cowards the road of desertion should be left open; they will carry over to the enemy nothing, but their fears.

Images & Illustrations of desertion

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