Definition of Demission

1. n. The act of demitting, or the state of being demitted; a letting down; a lowering; dejection.



Definition of Demission

1. Noun. (archaic) Resignation; abdication. ¹

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Definition of Demission

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demission

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demisoloists
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demission (current term)
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Literary usage of Demission

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1. Records of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A (1841)
"... it was carried nanine contradicente, to accept of his demission, and to declare his congregation vacant, to the great regret of the Synod. ..."

2. The Presbyterian Historical Almanac and Annual Remembrancer of the Church by Joseph M. Wilson (1861)
"demission OF THE MINISTRY. The Committee appointed by the Assembly of 1859 to whom was referred the question, "May an ecclesiastical body, in any case, ..."

3. The Despatches and Correspondence of John, Second Earl of Buckinghamshire by John Hobart Buckinghamshire, Adelaide D'Arcy Collyer (1902)
"... it is said, has desired his demission upon pretence of age and infirmities, which I am assured is actually preparing for the Empress to sign. ..."

4. Camden Third Series by Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1902)
"... it is said, has desired his demission upon pretence of age and infirmities, which I am assured is actually preparing for the Empress to sign. ..."

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