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resignation
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Frankenstein
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  • But these are not thoughts befitting me; I will endeavour to resign myself cheerfully to death and will indulge a hope of meeting you in another world.
  • She indeed gained the resignation she desired.

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  • I leave a sad and bitter world; and if you remember me and think of me as of one unjustly condemned, I am resigned to the fate awaiting me.
  • When reason returned, she would remonstrate and endeavour to inspire me with resignation.
  • It is well for the unfortunate to be resigned, but for the guilty there is no peace.

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as in: submitted her resignation Define
to quit -- especially a job or position; or a document expressing such an act
as in: accepted it with resignation Define
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
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