About: The root word “Trit” used in many English words is derived from Latin word “Terere” which means “to rub/wear”. Various suffixes and prefixes are added to mould the meaning of root word, some are listed below.
Attrition (noun) - The process of reducing something's strength or effectiveness through sustained attack or pressure.
Contrite (adjective) - Feeling or expressing remorse at the recognition that one has done wrong.
Contrition (noun) - The state of feeling remorseful and penitent.
Detriment (noun) - The state of being harmed or damaged.
Detrimental (adjective) - Tending to cause harm.
Detrital (noun) - Loose fragments or grains that have been worn away from rock.
Detrition (noun) - The action of wearing something away by friction.
Detritus (noun) - Gravel, sand, silt, or other material produced by erosion.
Tribulation (noun) - A state of great trouble or suffering.
Trite (adjective) - (Of a remark or idea) lacking originality or freshness; dull on account of overuse.
Triturate (verb) - Grind to a fine powder.
Trituration (noun) - A production process of making a homogeneous material by mixing component materials thoroughly.