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attrite


attrite


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Attrite  \At*trite"\,  a.  [L.  attritus,  p.  p.  of  atterere  ad  + 
  terere  to  rub.  See  {Trite}.] 
  1.  Rubbed;  worn  by  friction.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  (Theol.)  Repentant  from  fear  of  punishment;  having 
  attrition  of  grief  for  sin;  --  opposed  to  {contrite}.