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Definition of "attenuated" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of attenuate. (verb)
  • Made, or become weak; subject to attenuation (adjective)
  • Long and tapering (especially of leaves) (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "attenuated" in a sentence
  • "The term attenuated focalization refers to a situation where point of view is limited, even if temporarily, to an impeded or distanced visual perspective."
  • "And also the nasal flu vaccine is not a good option for pregnant women because that contains the live virus as opposed to what's called the attenuated or killed virus in the flu shot."
  • "This is different than some of the -- what are called attenuated vaccines, or not so live vaccines that are much more safe."