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resignation
used in The Once and Future King

2 meanings, 7 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
  • King Pellinore, not without a few sighs for the good old days, was forced to resign his rights in her to the Saracen.
    Book 2 -- The Queen of Air and Darkness (94% in)
resign = give up (quit)
There are no more uses of "resignation" flagged with this meaning in The Once and Future King.

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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
  • The owl said resignedly, "Oh, well."
    Book 1 -- The Sword in the Stone (75% in)
resignedly = with acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The two horses pulled themselves up, their duty done, and began resignedly to eat the sward.
    Book 1 -- The Sword in the Stone (30% in)
  • He sat down resignedly upon the most comfortable part of the floor, perceiving that he was in for something like the parable of the looking-glass.
    Book 1 -- The Sword in the Stone (40% in)
  • "You need not uncurl," said the Wart resignedly.
    Book 1 -- The Sword in the Stone (89% in)

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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • This was because its legs were tied together, like the legs of a roe deer which is to be carried home from the hunt It had given up struggling and now lay gazing into the fire with slit eyes and heaving sides, curiously resigned.
    Book 2 -- The Queen of Air and Darkness (4% in)
  • His mild blue eyes, very big and round under the tarantula spectacles, gradually filmed and clouded over as he gazed at the boy, and then he turned his head away with a resigned expression, as though it was all too much for him after all.
    Book 1 -- The Sword in the Stone (11% in)

There are no more uses of "resignation" in The Once and Future King.

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