Synonyms of 'desertion'

apostasy, atheism, AWOL, bolt, breakaway, defection, degeneration, dereliction, desolation, disappearance, disloyalty, exit, faithlessness, flight, French leave, helplessness, homelessness, impiety, impiousness, irreligion, irreverence, lapse, recidivism, renunciation, schism, secession, skedaddle, treason, walkout