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Definition of: attrition

(ə·trishən) noun
1. A rubbing out or grinding down, as by friction.
2. A gradual wearing down or weakening: a war of attrition.
3. Theol. Repentance for sin, arising from inferior motives; imperfect contrition (see under CONTRITION). [<L attritio, -onis rubbing, friction <atterere rub away <ad- to, against + terere rub]

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"attrition" has the frequency of use of 0.0001% on city-data.com forum

"attrition" has the frequency of use of 0.0001% on en.wikipedia.org.

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