attrite definition

  • verb:
    • Alternative type of attrit.
  • adjective:
    • regretful of your wrongdoing merely due to concern about discipline (compare contrite)
    • Rubbed; donned by friction.
    • Repentant from concern about discipline; having attrition of grief for sin; -- opposed to contrite.
  • others:
    • donned by rubbing or friction. Milton.
    • In theology, imperfectly contrite or repentant. See attrition, 3.

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