1. resignation

noun. ['ˌrɛzəgˈneɪʃən, ˌrɛzɪgˈneɪʃən'] acceptance of despair.


  • surrender
  • defeatism


  • great white hope
  • white hope
  • person

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Rhymes with Resignation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce resignation?

Pronounce resignation as ˌrɛzɪgˈneɪʃən.

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Sentences with resignation

1. Noun, singular or mass
You may have to rescind a letter of resignation at some point in your professional career.

Quotes about 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

2. resignation

noun. ['ˌrɛzəgˈneɪʃən, ˌrɛzɪgˈneɪʃən'] a formal document giving notice of your intention to resign.


  • written document
  • papers
  • abdication
  • document


  • acceptance
  • disagreement
  • agreement
  • hopefulness

3. resignation

noun. ['ˌrɛzəgˈneɪʃən, ˌrɛzɪgˈneɪʃən'] the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.).


  • speech act
  • stepping down
  • renouncement
  • abdication


  • resist
  • mortal
  • someone
  • soul