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resignation
used in This Side of Paradise

2 meanings, 11 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
  • About one-third of the junior class are going to resign from their clubs.
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (3% in)
resign = quit
There are no more uses of "resignation" flagged with this meaning in This Side of Paradise.

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2  —4 uses as in:
accepted it with resignation
Definition
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
  • ...he scrutinized his room resignedly, concluding that it was hopeless to attempt any more inspired decoration...
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (3% in)
resignedly = having accepted something undesirable as the best that can be done
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Amory subsided resignedly and drooped into a contemplation of the scenery.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (71% in)
  • CECELIA: (Resignedly) I guess it ran out before it got to me.
    2.1 — The Debutante (11% in)
  • ROSALIND: (Resignedly) Yes.
    2.1 — The Debutante (35% in)

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?  —6 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Another sigh came from the window—quite a resigned sigh.
    2.1 — The Debutante (67% in)
  • It's so evident that resigning from his club means so much more to him than preventing it does to us that I felt futile when I argued; finally took a position that was brilliantly neutral.
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (5% in)
  • And you say almost a third of the junior class are going to resign?
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (5% in)
  • About a hundred juniors and seniors resigned from their clubs in a final fury of righteousness, and the clubs in helplessness turned upon Burne their finest weapon: ridicule.
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (19% in)
  • He resigned the vice-presidency of the senior class and took to reading and walking as almost his only pursuits.
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (30% in)
  • Amory, lately I reread Aeschylus and there in the divine irony of the "Agamemnon" I find the only answer to this bitter age—all the world tumbled about our ears, and the closest parallel ages back in that hopeless resignation.
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (86% in)

There are no more uses of "resignation" in This Side of Paradise.

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