Thesaurus > Related Words: defection

  Words related to defection

Related / Similar Words: desertion, abandonment, apostasy, renunciation

 

Definition:
  • withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility; "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless";
  • the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes);

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    Hyponyms: abscondment, decampment, absence without leave, unauthorized absence, deviationism

     

    Derivational Morphology: defect, desert, abandon, forsake, desolate

     

    Anagrams: confident

     

     
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