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Definitions and Synonyms of resignation | Another word for resignation | What is resignation?

Definition 1: the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.) - [noun denoting communication]

(resignation is a kind of ...) the use of language to perform some act

(... is a kind of resignation ) a formal resignation and renunciation of powers

(... is a kind of resignation ) an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned

Definition 2: a formal document giving notice of your intention to resign - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where resignation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he submitted his resignation as of next month

(resignation is a kind of ...) writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)

(... is a kind of resignation ) the act of abdicating

Definition 3: acceptance of despair - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for resignation in the sense of this definition

(resignation is a kind of ...) the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well

"they moaned in despair and dismay" "one harsh word would send her into the depths of despair"

(... is a kind of resignation ) acceptance of the inevitability of defeat

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