Definition of Attrite

1. a. Rubbed; worn by friction.



Definition of Attrite

1. Verb. (alternative form of attrit) ¹

2. Adjective. regretful of one's wrongdoing merely due to fear of punishment (compare contrite) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Attrite

1. to attrit [v -TRITED, -TRITING, -TRITES] - See also: attrit

Medical Definition of Attrite

1. 1. Rubbed; worn by friction. 2. Repentant from fear of punishment; having attrition of grief for sin; opposed to contrite. Origin: L. Attritus, p. P. Of atterere; ad + terere to rub. See Trite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Attrite

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attributive adjective
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attributive noun
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attrite (current term)
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Literary usage of Attrite

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1. An universal etymological English dictionaryby Nathan Bailey by Nathan Bailey (1724)
"... to t»rn over Money Gords, ¡. e. to appoint them to Гоше particular Uic and Service. 0. L, attrite ..."

2. Delineation of Roman Catholicism: Drawn from the Authentic and Acknowledged by Charles Elliott (1851)
"But God never pardons him that is only attrite ; and this they confess when they ... If it be said, " that although God does not pardon him that is attrite ..."

3. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor, Charles Page Eden, Reginald Heber, Alexander Taylor (1850)
"1'or God does never pardon him that is only attrite ; and this is confessed, ... And if it be said that although God does not pardon him that is attrite, ..."

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