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erosion

see definition of erosion
  • noundeterioration; wearing away
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Synonyms for erosion

noun deterioration; wearing away
  • corrosion
  • decrease
  • destruction
  • disintegration
  • abrasion
  • attrition
  • consumption
  • despoliation
  • spoiling
  • wear
  • desedimentation
  • eating away
  • grinding down
  • washing away
  • wearing down

Antonyms for erosion

  • building
  • construction
  • rebuilding
  • strengthening
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More words related to erosion

abrasion

noun. scraping or wearing down by friction
  • abrading
  • chafing
  • erosion
  • grating
  • rubbing
  • scratching
  • scuffing

abrasions

noun. scraping or wearing down by friction

attrition

noun. wearing down or away

corrosion

noun. disintegration

deforestation

noun. clear-cutting

friction

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