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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