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resignation

res·ig·na·tion

resignation

 
pronunciation:
re zihg neI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of giving up a job or other position, or a formal letter announcing this.
We were sorry to hear of the secretary's resignation.She handed her boss her resignation.
definition 2: a giving in to something without opposing it or complaining.
He accepted the extra work with resignation.