(Law) Willful abandonment of a spouse or child owed a duty of support.
Lack is defined as you are in a position or state where you do not have something or where you do not have enough of something.
The act of abandoning something or someone, of changing sides; desertion; betrayal.
The method used in dealing with or accomplishing:
Reliance on something in the future; hope:
The act of abandoning property or a right with no intent of reclaiming it or of later giving it away or selling it. See also forfeiture, relinquishment, renunciation, surrender, and waiver.
A minor fault.
The amount of shortage; deficit
The act or an instance of retracting or revoking:
The condition or fact of not achieving the desired end or ends:
The quality of being disloyal; faithlessness.
Find another word for defection. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for defection, like: desertion, lack, apostasy, recreance, recreancy, tergiversation, approach, trust, abandonment, renunciation and runout.