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resignation
Used In
Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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as in: submitted her resignation Define
to quit -- especially a job or position; or a document expressing such an act
  • "If you resign," said Harry testily, "there’ll only be three players left on the team."

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  • I know you’re unhappy there, but don’t submit your resignation until you find a better job.
  • She said that if I don’t resign, I will be fired.

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as in: accepted it with resignation Define
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
  • Resigned to the worst, he set off for Snape’s office after dinner.

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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
  • Well, you don’t just hand in your resignation to Voldemort.
  • ’Listening to the news,’ said Harry in a resigned voice.

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  • I’m going to resign first thing tomorrow.
  • Wizengamot elders Griselda Marchbanks and Tiberius Ogden have resigned in protest at the introduction of the post of Inquisitor to Hogwarts.
  • ’Oh, all righ’,’ Hagrid said in a resigned voice.
  • I dunno why Angelina won’t just let me resign.
  • ’Angelina still won’t let him resign,’ Ginny said, as though reading Harry’s mind.
  • ’Oh, very well,’ he said, looking resigned.
  • that’s what it was… despicable cowardice… if I wasn’t worried what would happen to you students without me, I’d resign in protest.’

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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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