Definition of Attenuated

1. Adjective. Of an electrical signal; reduced in amplitude with little or no distortion.

Category relationships: Electronics
Similar to: Decreased, Reduced



2. Adjective. Reduced in strength. "The faded tones of an old recording"
Exact synonyms: Attenuate, Faded, Weakened
Similar to: Decreased, Reduced

Definition of Attenuated

1. Verb. (past of attenuate) ¹

2. Adjective. Made, or become weak; subject to attenuation ¹

3. Adjective. (botany) Long and tapering (especially of leaves) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Attenuated

1. attenuate [v] - See also: attenuate

Medical Definition of Attenuated

1. To reduce the virulence (infectivity) of a pathogenic microorganism. (27 Sep 1997)

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Literary usage of Attenuated

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1. Manual of Botany for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1836)
"... branched, attenuated, ciliated at end, whitish and channelled beneath. Apothecia somewhat terminal: disk concave, becoming flat, with a fringed border. ..."

2. The Journal of Infectious Diseases by Infectious Diseases Society of America, John Rockefeller McCormick Memorial Fund, John McCormick Institute for Infectious Diseases (1914)
"AN attenuated CULTURE OF ... introduction into the animal body of living organisms either fully virulent or attenuated, or dead organisms or their products. ..."

3. The Semi-insane and the Semi-responsible: (Demifous Et Demiresponsables) by Joseph Grasset (1907)
"attenuated Responsibility in Relation to the Laws as they Stand. ... The Authority which shall Pronounce upon attenuated Responsibility. a R6le of the ..."

4. The Ice Age in North America and Its Bearings Upon the Antiquity of Man by George Frederick Wright (1911)
"THE attenuated BORDER. So far it has been thought best to adhere closely to the delineation of the glacial margin through New Jersey and Pennsylvania as ..."

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