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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DEMISSION, n. A lowering; degradation; depression.

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English dimission relinquishment, conveyance, from Anglo-French dimissioun, from Latin demission-, demissio lowering, from demittere Date: 15th century resignation, abdication

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Demission De*mis"sion, n. [L. demissio, fr. demittere. See Demit.] 1. The act of demitting, or the state of being demitted; a letting down; a lowering; dejection. ``Demission of mind.'' --Hammond. Demission of sovereign authority. --L'Estrange. 2. Resignation of an office. [Scot.]



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