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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Feeling or marked by resignation; acquiescent: "I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do” ( Willa Cather).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Characterized by resignation or acceptance.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of resign.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Submissive; yielding; not disposed to resist or murmur.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Surrendered: given up.
  • Feeling resignation; submissive.
  • Synonyms Unresisting, yielding, uncomplaining, meek. See patience.

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