resigned

[ri-zahynd]

Origin of resigned

First recorded in 1645–55; resign + -ed2
Related formsre·sign·ed·ly [ri-zahy-nid-lee] /rɪˈzaɪ nɪd li/, adverbre·sign·ed·ness, nounself-re·signed, adjectiveun·re·signed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for self-resigned

resigned

adjective
  1. characteristic of or proceeding from an attitude of resignation; acquiescent or submissive
Derived Formsresignedly (rɪˈzaɪnɪdlɪ), adverbresignedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for self-resigned

resigned

adj.

"submissive, full of resignation," 1690s, past participle adjective from resign (v.). Related: Resignedly.

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