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.

 

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