detrition

noun

de·​tri·​tion di-ˈtri-shən How to pronounce detrition (audio)
: a wearing off or away

Word History

First Known Use

1674, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of detrition was in 1674

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“Detrition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/detrition. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

detrition

noun
de·​tri·​tion di-ˈtrish-ən How to pronounce detrition (audio)
: a wearing off or away
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