Definition - Noun : the forsaking of a person, post, or relationship: as a: permanent withdrawal from living with one's spouse without the spouse's consent and without cause or justification Desertion is a ground for divorce in many states. b: intentional permanent termination of custody over one's child also : See also abandonment c: abandonment of military duty without leave and without the intent to return
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