from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Feeling or marked by resignation; acquiescent.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Surrendered: given up.
- Feeling resignation; submissive.
- Synonyms Unresisting, yielding, uncomplaining, meek. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Submissive; yielding; not disposed to resist or murmur.
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- adjective Characterized by
- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
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(These "step down" announcements in the music world have a whiff of anticlimax when it emerges that the person who has "resigned" is actually sticking around for months and months to come.)
Season opening news from all over Anne Midgette 2010
We should all be glad that Gregg saw he was being manipulated before he resigned from the Senate.
Palin resigned there were stories much like the stories surrounding Gov.
Hostra assistant Mo Cassara was promoted Wednesday to succeed Tim Welsh, who resigned from the head coaching job on Monday, two days after ...
Attending the hearing was Rod Beckstrom, who just resigned from a key cybersecurity post in the Department of Homeland Security, protesting controls put on him by the National Security Agency.
When Palin resigned in July, she cited the burden of the legal fees as one reason for stepping down.
Former President Al Rhea resigned from the board last month.
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He faced the death penalty, but was exonerated, in part because of a lack of evidence, and resigned from the Marines in 2005.
State's Swing Status Put to Test Valerie Bauerlein 2010
She is also brave and defiant: Ms. Hussein resigned her position as press officer for the United Nations, which could have earned her immunity from the charges, to stand trial.
There was further confusion in Westminster tonight after no one at all resigned from the cabinet for more than an hour.