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Synonyms for resignationˌrɛz ɪgˈneɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resignation, surrender(noun)

    acceptance of despair

    surrender, yielding, capitulation, giving up, resignation, fall

  2. resignation(noun)

    the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)


  3. resignation(noun)

    a formal document giving notice of your intention to resign

    "he submitted his resignation as of next month"


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. resignation

    Patience is the quality or habit of mind shown in bearing passively and uncomplainingly any pain, evil, or hardship that may fall to one's lot. Endurance hardens itself against suffering, and may be merely stubborn; fortitude is endurance animated by courage; endurance may by modifiers be made to have a passive force, as when we speak of "passive endurance;" patience is not so hard as endurance nor so self-effacing as submission. Submission is ordinarily and resignation always applied to matters of great moment, while patience may apply to slight worries and annoyances. As regards our relations to our fellow men, forbearance is abstaining from retaliation or revenge; patience is keeping kindliness of heart under vexatious conduct; long-suffering is continued patience. Patience may also have an active force denoting uncomplaining steadiness in doing, as in tilling the soil. Compare INDUSTRY.

    See synonyms for ANGER.

    calmness, composure, endurance, forbearance, fortitude, leniency, long-suffering, patience, submission, sufferance

    Patience in or amid sufferings; patience with (rarely toward) opposers or offenders; patience under afflictions; (rarely) patience of heat or cold, etc.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. resignation(n.)

    surrender, relinquishment, cession, abandonment, renunciation, abdication

  2. resignation(n.)

    endurance (with a submissive, religious spirit), submission, acquiescence, abasement, compliance, patience, sufferance, forbearance, fortitude, long-sufferance, long-suffering

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List of paraphrases:

resign, resigns, renunciation, resigned, waiver, resigning, abdication, dismissal, quit, quits, departure

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