Attunement vs Synchronization - What's the difference?

attunement | synchronization |

As nouns the difference between attunement and synchronization

is that attunement is (uncountable) the quality of being in tune with something while synchronization is the state or property of being synchronized.




  • (uncountable) The quality of being in tune with something
  • * {{quote-book, 1969, , Classics Revisited citation
  • , passage=We read Izaak Walton for his tone, for his perfect attunement to the quiet streams and flowered meadows and bosky hills of the Thames valley long ago.}}
  • (countable) The process of attuning or becoming attuned
  • * {{quote-book, 2006, Frater W.I.T., Enochian Initiations citation
  • , passage=My attunement to this power is accomplished.}}


    Alternative forms

    * synchronisation (Commonwealth English)


    (en noun)
  • The state or property of being synchronized.
  • The generator went off line when it lost synchronization with the power line.
  • * 2012 , Staff (Max Planck Institute), Study: Solar and wind energy may stabilize the power grid , R&D Magazine, online:
  • Synchronization , the coordinated dynamics of many units to the same timing is found throughout the natural world.
  • (military) The arrangement of military actions in time, space, and purpose to produce maximum relative combat power at a decisive place and time.
  • (military) In the intelligence context, application of intelligence sources and methods in concert with the operation plan. (JP 2-0); (JP 1-02)
  • Synonyms

    * synchroneity, synchronicity