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 Dictionary entry overview: What does resigned mean? 

RESIGNED (adjective)
  The adjective RESIGNED has 2 senses:

1. (followed by 'to') having come to accept
2. showing utter resignation or hopelessness

  Familiarity information: RESIGNED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

RESIGNED (adjective)

Sense 1resigned [BACK TO TOP]


(followed by 'to') having come to accept

Context example:

resigned to his fate


reconciled ((followed by 'to') no longer opposed)

Sense 2resigned [BACK TO TOP]


Showing utter resignation or hopelessness


unhopeful; resigned; abject

Context example:

abject surrender


hopeless (without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success)

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