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resignation
used in Pygmalion

4 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
accepted it with resignation
Definition
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
  • MRS. PEARCE [only half resigned to it] Very well, sir. It's for you to say.
    Act 2 (9% in)
resigned = acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable
  • HIGGINS [resignedly] It don't matter, anyhow.
    Act 3 (33% in)

There are no more uses of "resignation" flagged with this meaning in Pygmalion.

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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • DOOLITTLE [with melancholy resignation] Yes, ma'am; I'm expected to provide for everyone now, out of three thousand a year.
    Act 5 (15% in)
  • MRS. PEARCE [resigning herself] Serve you right, Mr. Higgins.
    Act 2 (23% in)

There are no more uses of "resignation" in Pygmalion.

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