attune

[ uh-toon, uh-tyoon ]SEE DEFINITION OF attune
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But there is nothing to which humanity cannot attune itself.

I wanted that the angels that had ministered to my spirit should attune theirs also.

It is wonderful, indeed, to see how humanity can attune itself to a situation.

Nature brooks no delay, and the disharmonic organism must attune itself or perish.

Leaning back against the rock wall, Blachland began to attune himself to the situation.

It is because we can hear ourselves speak that we attune our voices to pleasant sounds.

But may neither gold in my house be be my lot, nor to attune the strain more sweet than Orpheus, if my fortune be not conspicuous.

The war was over; she had lost her cause; and with her life all out of attune with her surroundings she must face the inevitable.

Up there a man might attune himself to the message of the stars—might weigh duty against duty in the balance of the infinite.

When I was alone I examined the walls, the furniture, the general aspect of the room, in order to attune my mind to it.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from tune (v.), "probably suggested by ATONE" [OED]. Related: Attuned; attuning.

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