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resignation
used in Great Expectations

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accepted it with resignation
Definition
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
  • The kind of submission or resignation that he showed was that of a man who was tired out.
    Chapter 56 (11% in)
resignation = acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
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  • He was not indifferent, for he told me that he hoped to live to see his gentleman one of the best of gentlemen in a foreign country; he was not disposed to be passive or resigned, as I understood it; but he had no notion of meeting danger half way.
    Chapter 54 (21% in)
  • There was something so natural and winning in Clara's resigned way of looking at these stores in detail, as Herbert pointed them out; and something so confiding, loving, and innocent in her modest manner of yielding herself to Herbert's embracing arm; and something so gentle in her, so much needing protection on Mill Pond Bank, by Chinks's Basin, and the Old Green Copper Ropewalk, with Old Barley growling in the beam,—that I would not have undone the engagement between her and Herbert...
    Chapter 46 (38% in)

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