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resignation
used in Hiroshima

2 meanings, 4 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
  • who had resigned from the Air Force
    Five — The Aftermath (92% in)
resigned = quit (in this case, he didn't re-enlist)
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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
  • the Buddhist belief that resignation might lead to clear vision
    Five — The Aftermath (4% in)
resignation = acceptance of things undesired as unavoidable
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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • When it appeared that Dr. Fujii might lose out in his fight for the latter view, he abruptly and disappointedly resigned.
    Five — The Aftermath (66% in)
  • Up to this time, Mrs Nakamura and her relatives had been quite resigned and passive about the moral issue of the atomic bomb, but this rumour suddenly aroused them to more hatred and resentment of America than they had felt all through the war.
    Four — Panic Grass and Feverfew (25% in)

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