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resignation
used in War and Peace

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1  —1 use as in:
accepted it with resignation
Definition
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
  • But although Alpatych, frightened at his own temerity in avoiding the stroke, came up to the prince, bowing his bald head resignedly before him, or perhaps for that very reason, the prince, though he continued to shout: "Blackguards!
    Book Three — 1805 (17% in)

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  • He at once resigned his commission, and without waiting for it to be accepted took leave of absence and went to Moscow.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (44% in)
  • He said no more, but expressed his resignation to cruel fate by a gesture.
    Book One — 1805 (3% in)
  • His face wore a calm look of piety and resignation to the will of God.
    Book One — 1805 (72% in)
  • Count Ilya Rostov had resigned the position of Marshal of the Nobility because it involved him in too much expense, but still his affairs did not improve.
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (58% in)
  • "The Duke of Oldenburg bears his misfortunes with admirable strength of character and resignation," remarked Boris, joining in respectfully.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (15% in)
  • Anna Mikhaylovna regarded the refined sadness that united her son to the wealthy Julie with emotion, and resignation to the Divine will.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (24% in)
  • Behind them sat Anna Mikhaylovna wearing a green headdress and with a happy look of resignation to the will of God on her face.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (38% in)
  • To give that terrible order seemed to him equivalent to resigning the command of the army.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (7% in)
  • But he also knew (or rather felt at the bottom of his heart) that by resigning himself now to the force of circumstances and to those who were guiding him, he was not only doing nothing wrong, but was doing something very important—more important than anything he had ever done in his life.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (33% in)

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