Resigned Re*signed" (r[-e]*z[imac]nd"), a. Submissive; yielding; not disposed to resist or murmur. [1913 Webster]

A firm, yet cautious mind; Sincere, though prudent; constant, yet resigned. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • resigned — I adjective adapted, adjusted, agreeable, biddable, defeatist, easily managed, enduring, forbearant, forbearing, long suffering, manageable, meek, nonresistant, passive, patient, reconciled, resistless, stoic, stoical, submissive, surrendered,… …   Law dictionary

  • resigned — *compliant, acquiescent Analogous words: submissive, subdued (see TAME): reconciled, adjusted, adapted, accommodated, conformed (see ADAPT) Antonyms: rebellious …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • resigned — [adj] enduring, passive accommodated, acquiescent, adapted, adjusted, agreeable, amenable, biddable, calm, compliant, cordial, deferential, docile, genial, gentle, long suffering, manageable, nonresisting, obedient, patient, peaceable,… …   New thesaurus

  • resigned — [ri zīnd′] adj. feeling or showing resignation; submissive; yielding and uncomplaining resignedly [rizīn′id lē] adv. resignedness n …   English World dictionary

  • resigned — re|signed [rıˈzaınd] adj 1.) be resigned to (doing) sth to calmly accept a situation that is bad, but cannot be changed ▪ She s resigned to spending Christmas on her own. ▪ Sam was resigned to the fact that he would never be promoted. 2.) a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • resigned — adjective 1 a resigned look, sound etc shows that you are making yourself accept something that you do not like: a resigned look on her face | He sounded resigned and dejected. 2 be resigned to sth/to doing sth to accept a situation that you do… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • resigned — adj. submissive resigned to (resigned to one s fate) * * * [rɪ zaɪnd] [ submissive ] resigned to (resigned to one s fate) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Resigned — Resign Re*sign (r? z?n ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Resigned} ( z?nd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Resigning}.] [F. r[ e]signer, L. resignare to unseal, annul, assign, resign; pref. re re + signare to seal, stamp. See {Sign}, and cf. {Resignation}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • resigned — re|signed [ rı zaınd ] adjective accepting that something unpleasant must happen and that you cannot change it: a resigned shrug/sigh be resigned to (doing) something: He is now resigned to playing for a minor league team. ╾ re|sign|ed|ly [ rı… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • resigned — [[t]rɪza͟ɪnd[/t]] ADJ: usu v link ADJ, usu ADJ to n/ ing If you are resigned to an unpleasant situation or fact, you accept it without complaining because you realize that you cannot change it. He is resigned to the noise, the mess, the constant… …   English dictionary

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