Origin of demission
Related Words for demissionabandonment, quitclaim, retirement, renunciation, surrender, resignation, disclaimer, disavowal, relinquishment, self-denial, abstention, denial, repeal, remission, veto, sacrifice, refusal, abjuration, rebuff, yielding
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Historical Examples of demission
There is, however, one case of demission for which a special law has been enacted.The Principles of Masonic Law
Albert G. Mackey
On the morrow morning, Roland, so long steeped to the lips in disgust and chagrin, sends in his demission.
- rare relinquishment of or abdication from an office, responsibility, etc
Word Origin for demission
1570s, from French démission, from Latin demissionem "a sending away," noun of action from past participle stem of demittere (see demit).