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resignation
used in Beloved

3 uses
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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
  • ...resigned to life without aunts, cousins, children.
    Two (79% in)
resigned = Having accepted something undesired as unavoidable
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  • She shook her head from side to side, resigned to her rebellious brain.
    One (41% in)
  • That she lived with 124 in helpless, apologetic resignation because she had no choice; that minus husband, sons, mother-in-law, she and her slow-witted daughter had to live there all alone making do.
    One (99% in)

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