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resignation
used in Cyrano de Bergerac

2 uses
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Definition
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
  • Resign yourself, and this obedience
    Will be by Heaven well recompensed.
    Act 3 (72% in)
resign = accept something undesired as unavoidable

(editor's note:  In this case, Roxane is pretending that De Guiche's letter instructs her to accept Christian as her husband against her will.)
  • RAGUENEAU: Here! here! here (He chooses a third, resignedly): The sonnet to Phillis!
    Act 2 (13% in)

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