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Definition of "resigned" []

  • Feeling or marked by resignation; acquiescent: "I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do” ( Willa Cather). (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "resigned" in a sentence
  • "(These "step down" announcements in the music world have a whiff of anticlimax when it emerges that the person who has "resigned" is actually sticking around for months and months to come.)"
  • "Former President Al Rhea resigned from the board last month."
  • "She is also brave and defiant: Ms. Hussein resigned her position as press officer for the United Nations, which could have earned her immunity from the charges, to stand trial."