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.

How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...