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resignation
Used In
Ulysses
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as in: accepted it with resignation Define
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
  • He stood up, gravely ungirdled and disrobed himself of his gown, saying resignedly: —Mulligan is stripped of his garments.
  • Mr Dedalus sighed resignedly.

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  • He drank resignedly from his tumbler, running his fingers down the flutes.

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  • It wasn’t her first choice, but she accepted it with resignation.
  • She was resigned to being embarrassed by her younger brother.

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unspecified meaning
  • Resigned he passed out with grave words and gait, saying, wellnigh with sorrow: —And going forth he met Butterly.

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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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