Definition of Attrited

1. Adjective. Worn by rubbing or friction.

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Definition of Attrited

1. Verb. (past of attrite) ¹

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Definition of Attrited

1. worn down by rubbing [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Attrited

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attributive adjective
attributive adjectives
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attrited (current term)
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Literary usage of Attrited

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1896)
"ders, it acts as a lubricant, and diminishes the amount attrited.* As explained further on, the pressure must exceed a certain minimum value in each case, ..."

2. Essays on Indian Antiquities, Historic, Numismatic, and Palæographic, of the by James Prinsep, Henry Thoby Prinsep (1858)
"Their position is strange enough, upon a bare rugged surface of attrited stones, farrowed by the intersections of watercourses, the cliff of which, ..."

3. Deterrence Theory: Success Or Failure in Arab-Israeli Wars? by Elli Lieberman (1996)
"Israel also demonstrated that instead of being attrited by Egypt, Egypt would end up the attrited party. Only direct Soviet military intervention saved ..."

4. A Description of the Shetland Islands: Comprising an Account of Their by Samuel Hibbert (1822)
"These facts certainly indicate, that during the process in which attrited fragments were agglutinated, extensive and powerful actions of a chemical nature ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1857)
"The soil is composed of attrited shell, mixed with sand, and is considerably elevated—about 15 feet—above the sea; so that in crossing the narrow belt from ..."

6. The Complete Works and Life of Laurence Sterne by Laurence Sterne, Wilbur Lucius Cross, Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald (1904)
"... and attrited was it with fingers and with thumbs in all its parts, from one end even unto the other. ..."

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