Attenuate in English

Attenuate is a verb that means putting or doing something dim, subtle or thin. Indicates decreasing or reducing the strength or power of something. This word comes from the Latin attenuāre, which derives from the adjective tenuis (dim). Synonyms of attenuate Because this action can be applied to different contexts, there are several words that can be used as synonyms depending on […]

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Atheist in English

The term atheist applies to people who deny the existence of God. As for its etymological origin, the word atheist is of Latin origin ateus , and this one from the Greek atheos , formed by the prefix sin- and theos which means “God”. Consequently, the word atheists is “without God.” The term atheist was born in Ancient Greece to describe those people who denied the deities worshiped […]

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Atmosphere in English

The atmosphere is the stratified gaseous layer that surrounds, by the force of gravity, the Earth, a celestial body or any other body. It is formed from two Greek words: ἀτμός (atm), which means ‘steam’, ‘air’, and σφαῖρα (sfaira), ‘sphere’. The Earth’s atmosphere is composed of a set of gases, among which nitrogen (78%) and oxygen (21%) stand out, with the remaining […]

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