What does the word desertion mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The act of deserting.

Usage examples for desertion

  1. Quite innocent of the mischief her desertion would cause, she trotted back to her own stable at the Prestons. – Madge Morton's Trust by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  2. They say it was too funny for anything when Mabel realized the desertion of her teacher. – Vacation with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed