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    Definition of attempted in English Dictionary

  • Verb
    1. simple past tense and past participle of attempt.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore attemptedSUPmost attempted
      1. Tried, with the connotation of failure.
        1. She is facing jail time for attempted-robbery.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • After losing his train of thought, the teacher took a deep breath and attempted to combobulate himself. ‎
        • But, somewhat against the run of play, Craddock fired the visitors ahead, volleying a low effort beyond Simon Mignolet after Sunderland twice failed to clear attempted crosses from Stephen Hunt.
        • The national symbol for this new attitude is Bernhard Goetz, who was acquitted of attempted murder by a jury after admitting he shot four underclassers because he thought they meant him harm.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Fabrication of a multistrip magnetic/nonmagnetic structure in a thin sandwiched Ni layer [Si(5 nm)/Ni(10 nm)/Si] by a focused ion beam (FIB) irradiation has been attempted.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Past participles
              • Verb simple past forms
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          Meaning of attempted for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "attempted" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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