Definitions For Attrition

noun

  • The act of rubbing together; wearing something down by friction
  • A wearing down to weaken or destroy
  • Sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation
  • The wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
  • Erosion by friction
  • A reduction in the number of employees or participants that occurs when people leave because they resign, retire, etc., and are not replaced
  • The act or process of weakening and gradually defeating an enemy through constant attacks and continued pressure over a long period of time

Is Attrition a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
10

The word Attrition is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Attrition in a Sentence

  • Attrition is high among social workers because of the difficult work and poor pay.
  • Took the machinery out of operation since attrition had led to the main mechanism's breaking

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Antonyms for Attrition

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