Synonyms and Antonyms of resignation
the action or condition of enduring hardship or discomfort without resisting or attempting to improve it
- They had reached a state of resignation to being broke.
acquiescence, submission, submissiveness
cynicism, defeatism, pessimism
blue devils, blues, dejection, depression, desolation, disconsolateness, dispiritedness, doldrums, dolor, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, gloom, gloominess, joylessness, melancholy, mopes, oppression, sadness, sorrow, unhappiness
dolefulness, mournfulness, sorrowfulness, woefulness
agony, distress, pain
misery, woe, wretchedness
despair, desperation, despond, despondence, despondency, forlornness, hopelessness
cheer, cheerfulness, sunniness
gaiety (also gayety), glee, gleefulness, jollity, joviality, lightheartedness, merriment, mirth, mirthfulness
the act or practice of giving up something (such as a job or position)
- The senator abruptly announced his resignation following news of the scandal.
abdication, departing, departure, exit, exiting, leave, leaving, quitting, retirement, stepping down
relinquishment, renouncement, surrender