preattune

attune

[uh-toon, uh-tyoon]
verb (used with object), attuned, attuning.
1.
to bring into accord, harmony, or sympathetic relationship; adjust: He has attuned himself to living in the quiet country.
2.
Archaic. to tune or bring into harmony, as a musical instrument.

Origin:
1590–1600; at- + tune

preattune, verb (used with object), preattuned, preattuning.
unattuned, adjective
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attune (əˈtjuːn)
 
vb
1.  to adjust or accustom (a person or thing); acclimatize
2.  to tune (a musical instrument)

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attune
1590s, from tune, "probably suggested by ATONE" [OED]. Attunement "bringing into harmony" is recorded from 1866.
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