Example sentences for: desertion

How can you use “desertion” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The play unfolds in monologues, with Jack making a witty case for his desertion of Judy, then Judy speaking, then Howard, then back to Jack, and so on; the three of them sit at a long table and talk into the camera, occasionally pouring themselves glasses of water as panelists at a conference do.

  • But let's get back to things like infidelity, men's desertion of their families, or even genocide.

  • Still, the fact that evolutionary psychologists don't view desertion as standard male procedure vaporizes what Gould considers one of his killer arguments: "Any man who has fiercely loved his little child--including most fathers, I trust--knows that no siren song from distinctive[ly male] genes or hormones can overcome this drive for nurturing behavior shared with the child's mother."

  • And even in Victorian England--and in the America of Dole's youth--a man's infidelity was forgiven more readily than his desertion.

  • The Act further proscribes use of funds in most criminal proceedings and in litigation involving nontherapeutic abortions, secondary school desegregation, military desertion, or violations of the Selective Service statute.


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