deflection

as in deviation
a turning away from a course or standard a stern father who would not tolerate the slightest deflection from the strict moral code that he imposed on his children

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“Deflection.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deflection. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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