noun. ['ˌrɛzəgˈneɪʃən, ˌrɛzɪgˈneɪʃən'] acceptance of despair.
- great white hope
- white hope
Words that Rhyme with Resignation
Example sentences of the word resignation
1. Noun, singular or mass
You may have to rescind a letter of resignation at some point in your professional career.
Quotes containing the word resignation
1. Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring.
- William Alexander
2. Poor David Hume is dying fast, but with more real cheerfulness and good humor and with more real resignation to the necessary course of things, than any whining Christian ever dyed with pretended resignation to the will of God.
- Adam Smith
3. Insecurity and resignation mingle with the hope for a better order.
- Gustav Heinemann
noun. ['ˌrɛzəgˈneɪʃən, ˌrɛzɪgˈneɪʃən'] a formal document giving notice of your intention to resign.
- written document
noun. ['ˌrɛzəgˈneɪʃən, ˌrɛzɪgˈneɪʃən'] the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.).
- speech act
- stepping down