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1. attenuate

adjective. ['əˈtɛnjuːˌeɪt'] reduced in strength.

Synonyms

  • weakened
  • reduced
  • attenuated
  • decreased

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • unimpaired
  • undiluted
  • undamaged

Etymology

  • attenuāre (Latin)
  • attenuāt- (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word attenuate


1. Verb, base form
Eating foods rich in iron can attenuate the problem.

2. attenuate

verb. ['əˈtɛnjuːˌeɪt'] become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude.

Synonyms

  • weaken

Antonyms

  • strong
  • high

Etymology

  • attenuāre (Latin)
  • attenuāt- (Latin)

3. attenuate

verb. ['əˈtɛnjuːˌeɪt'] weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance).

Synonyms

  • weaken

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • vitalize

Etymology

  • attenuāre (Latin)
  • attenuāt- (Latin)
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