adjective. ['əˈtɛmptəd'] tried unsuccessfully.
Words that Rhyme with Attempted
Example sentences of the word attempted
1. Verb, past participle
You might find pictures in your gallery you never knew someone had attempted to send to you.
2. Verb, past tense
Washington first attempted to negotiate, sending representatives to negotiate with the rebel leaders.
Quotes containing the word attempted
1. I am decidedly of the opinion that in very many instances we can trace such a necessary connexion, especially among birds, and often with more complete success than in the case which I have here attempted to explain.
- Alfred Russel Wallace
2. A traitor is a betrayer - one who practices injury, while professing friendship. Benedict Arnold was a traitor, solely because, while professing friendship for the American cause, he attempted to injure it. An open enemy, however criminal in other respects, is no traitor.
- Lysander Spooner
3. Both of the items were used in an attempted murder, but hers was a dagger, and mine was a baby’s rubber bottle nipple. That was the last time I took a stab at love.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE