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- adv. With resignation and acceptance; in a resigned manner
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. With submission.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- With resignation; submissively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a hopeless resigned manner
- adv. with resignation and acceptance; in a resigned manner
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"Of course it is," resignedly, "and we'll drift into the breakers in the bay, and that 'll be the end."
I could have borne it, but that, "resignedly," was the reason mamma settled on it.
"But that," resignedly, "that was a mere drop in the bucket.
"Quite sure," resignedly; "but if it were a bad two hours it would still have been worth it.
Men and women stand up in the rows, greeting one another warmly as late-coming families search for seats before resignedly settling into the rows of folding chairs set up in the overflow.
“But your midwife would kill you,” he said resignedly.
"I for one welcome our new computer overlords," "Jeopardy!" competitor Ken Jennings wrote resignedly on his screen, as Watson the IBM computer thoroughly stomped on him and fellow super-geek Brad Rutter during Watson's final appearance on the syndicated game show.
When Hall optimistically says of her brother "Perchance he is not drowned", Haygarth resignedly points to the corpse of a dead mariner.
Though I'd miss my bit of bacey -- this as an after-thought, and said regretfully and resignedly.
But, come on -- do they have to admit it so resignedly?
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