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resignation
used in Brave New World

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
submitted her resignation
Definition
to quit — especially a job or position; or a document expressing such an act
  • After the scene in the Fertilizing Room, all upper-caste London was wild to see this delicious creature who had fallen on his knees before the Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning–or rather the ex-Director, for the poor man had resigned immediately afterwards and never set foot inside the Centre again–
    p. 153.5
resigned = quit (a job)
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2  —1 use as in:
accepted it with resignation
Definition
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
  • "Yes, we're off to-morrow," said Bernard on whose face the Savage remarked a new expression of determined resignation.
    p. 242.4
resignation = acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable
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