I.a diminishing, lessening (only in the two foll. exs.): attenuatio suspitionis, Auct. ad Her. 2, 2: “verborumattenuatio,” simplicity, id. ib. 4, 11; cf. attenuatus.
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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