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resignation
used in Dracula

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Definition
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
  • He became quite quiet, and went and sat on the edge of his bed resignedly, and looked into space with lack-luster eyes.
    Chapter 8 (85% in)
resignedly = like one who accepted something unpleasant as unavoidable
  •   "It may be that you may have to bear that mark till God himself see fit, ..."
      There was hope in his words, and comfort. And they made for resignation.
    Chapter 22 (69% in)
resignation = submission to and acceptance of God's will

(editor's note: This is an archaic sense of resignation. Typically, it means accepting something not desired because it cannot be avoided. This sense, more specifically means to stop struggling to create an outcome and instead just accept God's will.)
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