- Resigned is defined as you gave notice you were leaving your job, or have accepted and come to terms with some less-than-desirable reality.
- When you let your boss know you are leaving your job, this is an example of a situation where you resigned from your job.
- When you accept the fact that you have to live in a cold place even though you hate the cold, this is an example of a situation where you are resigned to your fate.
resigned definition by Webster's New World
feeling or showing resignation; submissive; yielding and uncomplaining
resigned definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Feeling or marked by resignation; acquiescent: “I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do” (Willa Cather).
- re·signˈed·ly adverb
- re·signˈed·ness noun