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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Resignation  \Res`ig*na"tion\  (r?z`?g-n?"sh?n),  n.  [F. 
  r['e]signation.  See  {Resign}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  resigning  or  giving  up  as  a  claim,  possession, 
  office,  or  the  like  surrender;  as  the  resignation  of  a 
  crown  or  comission. 
  2.  The  state  of  being  resigned  or  submissive;  quiet  or 
  patient  submission;  unresisting  acquiescence;  as 
  resignation  to  the  will  and  providence  of  God. 
  Syn:  Patience;  surrender;  relinquisment;  forsaking; 
  abandonment;  abdication;  renunciation;  submission; 
  acquiescence;  endurance.  See  {Patience}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  acceptance  of  despair  [syn:  {surrender}] 
  2:  the  act  of  resigning 
  3:  a  formal  document  giving  notice  of  your  intention  to  resign; 
  "he  submitted  his  resignation  as  of  next  month" 

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