Is ATTEMPTING a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'attempting'


  1. ATTEMPTING, to try to do (something) : to try to accomplish or complete (something)


  1. ATTEMPTING, an act of trying to do something
  2. ATTEMPTING, something that results from trying to do something

The word ATTEMPTING is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'attempting' in a sentence

  1. They've attempted a climb up Mount Everest once before.
  2. She attempted suicide early in their marriage.
  3. She failed her driving test on the first attempt but she succeeded on her second attempt.
  4. Her attempt at a home-cooked meal consisted of frozen fish sticks and a can of soup.

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