Definition for RES-IG-NA'TION

RES-IG-NA'TION, n. [Fr.]

  1. The act of resigning or giving up, as a claim or possession; as, the resignation of crown or commission.
  2. Submission; unresisting acquiescence; as, a blind resignation to the authority of other men's opinions. – Locke.
  3. Quiet submission to the will of Providence; submission without discontent, and with entire acquiescence in the divine dispensations. This is Christian resignation.

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