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1the action or process of gradually reducing the strength or effectiveness of someone or something through sustained attack or pressure:the council is trying to wear down the opposition by attrition the squadron suffered severe attrition of its bombers
chiefly North American
& Australian/New Zealand the gradual reduction of a workforce by employees' leaving and not being replaced rather than by their being laid off:with so few retirements since March, the year’s attrition was insignificant
wearing away by friction; abrasion:the skull shows attrition of the edges of the teeth
2(in scholastic theology) sorrow, but not contrition, for sin.