Attrition synonyms and antonyms

ə-trĭsh'ən

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A scraped area on the skin or on a mucous membrane, resulting from injury or irritation.
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An impression of an embossed or incised surface made by placing a piece of paper over it and rubbing with graphite, crayon or other coloring agent.
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The rubbing of one object or surface against another.
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(Uncountable, mathematics) A structural principle of mathematical logic that states that the hypotheses of any derived fact may be freely extended with additional assumptions
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The process of eroding or the condition of being eroded:
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A decrease or loss in value, as because of age, wear, or market conditions.
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The amount by which something is lessened or diminished:
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A downward movement or fall, as in price.
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Wear means the act of using clothing or gradual impairment or loss due to use.
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The act of grinding or rubbing to powder; attrition; friction; rubbing.
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A pricking of conscience or a feeling of regret, especially one which is slight or fleeting.
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The state of being contrite.
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Pity; compassion
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(Dance) A form of dance in which two people rub their bodies together.
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A wearing away or down by friction
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Wear caused by stream-borne or glacier-borne stones
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(Archaic or dialectal) Pity; compassion.
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A feeling of regret or remorse for doing wrong or sinning.
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A feeling of sorrow, disappointment, distress, or remorse about something that one wishes could be different.
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A rise in value or price
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The result of building up:
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Pain of mind arising from misfortune, significant personal loss, misconduct of oneself or others, etc.; sorrow; sadness. [from early 14th c.]
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A sacrament in some Christian churches that includes contrition, confession to a priest, acceptance of punishment, and absolution.
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That which produces such suffering; trouble, loss, affliction, etc.
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The definition of happiness is the state of joy, peace and tranquility.
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The definition of a building is a structure or the process of making a structure.
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That to strengthen.
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The condition or quality of being penitent; regret for wrongdoing.
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Obsolete form of penitence.
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The quality of being remorseful.
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An increasing or becoming increased
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Find another word for attrition. In this page you can discover 40 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for attrition, like: abrasion, wearing down, rubbing, wearing away, friction, weakening, grinding down, erosion, depreciation, gradual disintegration and reduction.