adjective Date: 1760 worn by attrition

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  • attrited — [ə trīt′id] adj. 〚< L attritus: see ATTRITION〛 worn down by friction or attrition * * * …   Universalium

  • attrited — [ə trīt′id] adj. [< L attritus: see ATTRITION] worn down by friction or attrition …   English World dictionary

  • attrited — v. win through perseverance, wear down; destroy or kill troops using firepower …   English contemporary dictionary

  • attrited — at·trit·ed …   English syllables

  • attrited — adjective worn by rubbing or friction • Similar to: ↑worn …   Useful english dictionary

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