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adjective as in contrite

adjective as in penitent

adjective as in regretful

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Other pro sports leagues have concluded in bubbles to control some of the unknowns, to make sure their championships aren’t influenced by coronavirus attrition.

Sun Country announced last month that it was cutting a little more than 100 jobs, or about 7 percent of its workforce, largely through attrition and hiring freezes.

There’s largely been a fast-forwarding of the natural attrition of the city.

“We expect to reduce the size of our workforce through a combination of attrition, the elimination of open roles, and job displacements,” a Wells Fargo spokesperson told Bloomberg.

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The reasons for this could be many, including attrition, desertion, and disease.

This was a long, gutsy, attritional game played by two flawed teams who failed to force enough shots on goal.

The hard, attritional fight comes in holding the ground often relatively cheaply taken.


On this page you'll find 135 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to attritional, such as: conciliatory, contrite, regretful, remorseful, repentant, and sorry.

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