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attrition

see definition of attrition
  • nounwearing down or away
  • nounregret
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Synonyms for attrition

noun wearing down or away
  • erosion
  • abrasion
  • attenuation
  • debilitation
  • depreciation
  • disintegration
  • grinding
  • rubbing
  • thinning
  • weakening
  • wear

Antonyms for attrition

  • building
  • happiness
  • strengthening
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More words related to attrition

compunction

noun. regret, sorrow
  • attrition
  • conscience
  • contrition
  • misgiving
  • penitence
  • penitency
  • pity
  • punctiliousness
  • qualm
  • reluctance
  • remorse
  • repentance
  • rue
  • ruth
  • second thoughts
  • shame
  • stab of conscience
  • sympathy

contriteness

noun. contrition

contrition

noun. regret

erosion

noun. deterioration; wearing away

friction

noun. rubbing

penance

noun. reparation for wrong
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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