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resigned Syllabification: resigned
Pronunciation: /riˈzīnd/

Definition of resigned in English:


Having accepted something unpleasant that one cannot do anything about: my response is a resigned shrug of the shoulders
More example sentences
  • His work was a flaming call to arms; hers is resigned, melancholy, even funereal.
  • Instead of being outraged, many ranchers seemed resigned.
  • Some argue at being stopped, others cajole, others are resigned.


Pronunciation: /rəˈzīnədlē/
Example sentences
  • ‘I really don't listen to anything to be honest with you,’ he resignedly admits from his Dallas home.
  • ‘I am facing decisions all my life,’ he said resignedly, while checking in luggage.
  • Having put my hats away for another year, I resignedly shake the mothballs from my woollens and resolutely turn to face the dark months ahead.
Pronunciation: /riˈzīnədnəs/
Example sentences
  • It fostered a certain resignedness, but also a great pride in its tenacity.
  • They all walked to their cars in various stages of grumpiness and resignedness.
  • Moreover, the film has a sort of resignedness to it...a man comes, stays, then leaves.

Words that rhyme with resigned

affined, behind, bind, blind, find, hind, humankind, interwind, kind, mankind, mind, nonaligned, rind, unaligned, unassigned, unconfined, undefined, undersigned, undesigned, unlined, unrefined, unsigned, wynd
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