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Definition of atrition

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1. attrition [ n ] a wearing down to weaken or destroy
Examples: "a war of attrition"

Synonyms attrition Related Terms decrease

2. attrition [ n ] sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation

Synonyms contrition contriteness attrition Related Terms sorrow

3. attrition [ n ] the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

Synonyms abrasion attrition detrition grinding Related Terms friction abrade

4. attrition [ n ] erosion by friction

Synonyms attrition corrasion detrition abrasion Related Terms erosion abrade

5. attrition [ n ] the act of rubbing together; wearing something down by friction

Synonyms attrition Related Terms friction

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