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Resignation


RESIGNA'TION, noun

1. The act of resigning or giving up, as a claim or possession; as the resignation of a crown or commission.

2. Submission; unresisting acquiescence; as a blind resignation to the authority of other men's opinions.

3. Quiet submission to the will of Providence; submission without discontent, and with entire acquiescence in the divine dispensations. This is christian resignation