Resignation

Definition of Resignation

Res`ig`na´tion   Pronunciation: rĕz`ĭg`nā´shŭn
n.1.The act of resigning or giving up, as a claim, possession, office, or the like; surrender; as, the resignation of a crown or commission.
2.The state of being resigned or submissive; quiet or patient submission; unresisting acquiescence; as, resignation to the will and providence of God.

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Quakerism, abandonment, abdication, abeyance, abjuration, abjurement, acceptance, acclimation, acclimatization, acedia, acquiescence, adaptation, adjustment, aloofness, amenability, apathy, assent, ataraxia, ataraxy, benumbedness, blah, blahs, capitulation, cessation, cession, cold storage, comatoseness, comfort, complaisance, compliance, conformity, consent, content, contentedness, contentment, deference, desistance, detachment, discontinuance, disinterest, dispassion, dispensation, disposal, disposition, dropping out, dullness, dumping, ease, entire satisfaction, euphoria, forbearance, forgoing, forswearing, fulfillment, getting rid of, giving up, handing over, happiness, heartlessness, hebetude, homage, hopelessness, humbleness, humility, inappetence, indifference, insouciance, kneeling, lack of appetite, languidness, lethargicalness, lethargy, letting go, listlessness, long-suffering, longanimity, lowliness, meekness, modesty, nonchalance, nonexercise, nonopposal, nonopposition, nonresistance, nonviolent resistance, notice, numbness, obedience, obeisance, passive resistance, passiveness, passivity, patientness, peace of mind, phlegm, phlegmaticalness, phlegmaticness, plucklessness, quietism, recantation, reconcilement, reconciliation, release, relinquishment, renouncement, renunciation, resignedness, retraction, riddance, sacrifice, satisfaction, sloth, sluggishness, sopor, soporifousness, spiritlessness, spunklessness, stupefaction, stupor, subjection, submission, submissiveness, submittal, supineness, surrender, suspension, swearing off, torpidity, torpidness, torpor, uncomplainingness, unconcern, waiver, well-being, withdrawing, withdrawnness, yielding
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