Adjective "Resigned" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Having accepted something unpleasant that one cannot do anything about.
  1. 'Shrugging her shoulders as she says this, she is resigned rather than rational.'
  2. 'Now, my response is a resigned shrug of the shoulders.'
  3. 'Akiko glances at it and looks resigned, then hopeful.'
  4. 'They claim a minority are resigned to renting permanently.'
  5. 'There was an audible sign of resigned frustration from my fellow passengers.'
  6. 'Instead of being outraged, many ranchers seemed resigned.'
  7. 'He does seem resigned to her presence now.'
  8. 'But today, she was more resigned to her fate.'
  9. 'Without treatment, a person with avoidant personality disorder may become resigned to a life of near or total isolation.'
  10. 'He seems to be resigned to the fact that there will be no indictments.'


1. submissive or acquiescent.

2. characterized by or indicative of resignation.

More examples(as adjective)

"refugees can be resigned to pressures."

"people can be resigned to returnings."

"sisters can be resigned to facts."

"officials can be resigned to profiles."

"lawmakers can be resigned to prospects."

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