1. the act of resigning.
2. a formal statement, document, etc., stating that one gives up an office, position, etc.
3. an accepting, unresisting attitude, state, etc.; submission; acquiescence: to meet one’s fate with resignation.
It’s a word I’ve come in contact with a fair bit over the last few weeks, in all three meanings. I don’t know how much longer this will go on for, but right now it’s here, and I’ll have to live with it.