resignment

Related to resignment: conferred, waylaid

resignment

(rɪˈzaɪnmənt)
n
1. the act of resigning; resignation
2. the fact of resigning oneself; acquiescence
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ANKARA (CyHAN)- 9 people were arrested by police units, protesting blast, occurred in Sultanahmet on Tuesday, and requesting the resignment of the government, in front of United Nations information office in Ankara on Wednesday.
STL Funding this week ASSAFIR: Sleiman hesitant, Berri responsive, Mikati enthusiastic and Salam doubtful Back from resignment's "sin"..
The painting, Mona Lee Wilson, Vanished, 2001is a wash of reds, yellows and blues behind a woman who looks away from the viewer, her brown eyes filled with what might be described as resignment. The text of a newspaper story about her disappearance is superimposed.
Niedecker's experiments in "vertical simultaneity" (with poems in three columns) predate John Ashbery's "Litany" by forty-five years, and one finds many non sequiturs of the Ashbery variety: "But that was before the library burned." Most striking among the early poems is the Penberthy-discovered sequence "Next Year or I Fly My Rounds Tempestuous," made from a platitude-laden 1935 calendar, each platitude pasted over with a piece of paper bearing a short Niedecker poem in ink (e.g., "I talk at the top / of my white / resignment").
The awful fear of having missed the chance to love--the overwhelming sadness of the professor in his recognition of and resignment to what has been lost--is, arguably, not Cather's position.
Empowered with an effective voice in the Chapter 11 proceedings, the resignment and frustration experienced by trade creditors can be replaced by hope and satisfaction and an appreciation for a job well done by the creditors' committee.