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ATTRITION





Definition:

  1. [noun] erosion by friction
    Synonyms: abrasion, corrasion, detrition

  2. [noun] the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
    Synonyms: grinding, abrasion, detrition

  3. [noun] sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation
    Synonyms: contrition, contriteness

  4. [noun] a wearing down to weaken or destroy; "a war of attrition"

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

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