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synonyms for attenuation

  • depletion
  • devitalization
  • enfeeblement
  • exhaustion
  • fading
  • impoverishment
  • weakening
  • weakness
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How to use attenuation in a sentence

There is no growth in the idea of god, there is only an attenuation.
THEISM OR ATHEISMCHAPMAN COHEN
It is to be given at the first attenuation three times daily in half gr.
AN EPITOME OF HOMEOPATHIC HEALING ARTB. L. HILL
The old man stared at this cynical announcement: he searched his visitor's face for some attenuation of the words.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Peter was pinguid, plump, and plethoric—she was thin to attenuation.
THE BUNSBY PAPERSJOHN BROUGHAM
There was considerable attenuation of the walls of both auricles and ventricles.
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE NATURE OF BLACK PHTHISISARCHIBALD MAKELLAR
From the vinous energy of this odour, and the progressive attenuation of the wort, the vigour of the fermentation may be inferred.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
The perfection of the pencil depends upon this equality; the tapering point being produced simply by the attenuation of the tips.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
Pasteur hastened to apply his discovery of the attenuation of the virus of chicken cholera to the virus of splenic fever.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 6 OF 8VARIOUS
Why, you poor, miserable attenuation of humanity, how dare you address yourself to me in that orthodox manner?
THE BUNSBY PAPERSJOHN BROUGHAM
He seeks to depict emotion, not in its ultimate attenuation, but in its fundamental innocence and fury.
A BOOK OF PREFACESH. L. MENCKEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ATTENUATION

  • abrasion
  • attenuation
  • debilitation
  • depreciation
  • disintegration
  • erosion
  • grinding
  • rubbing
  • thinning
  • weakening
  • wear
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.