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"a bringing into harmony," 1820, from attune + -ment.

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Examples from the Web for attunement

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  • But the higher the development the more individual the attunement.

    Fantasia of the Unconscious

    D. H. Lawrence

  • As I was in attunement with her, I began to see the scenes of her vision.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • Thus this attunement is at once an avenue for our assault, or our sure shield of defence, according as its note determines.

    Spirit and Music

    H. Ernest Hunt

  • The condition of any permanent influx is that the attunement should be habitually and continuously lofty.

    Spirit and Music

    H. Ernest Hunt

  • This plan has been abandoned for one much more ingenious and effective, based on the principle of attunement, of which more later.

    Stories of Inventors

    Russell Doubleday