Meaning of ACCOMPLISHMENT
|Pronunciation: || ||u'kâmplishment|
| ||Definition:|| |
- [n] the action of accomplishing something
- [n] an ability that has been acquired by training
ACCOMPLISHMENT is a 14 letter word that starts with A.
| ||Synonyms:|| ||achievement, acquirement, acquisition, attainment, skill|
| ||See Also:|| ||ability, accomplished fact, action, arrival, attainment, base on balls, close call, close shave, completion, craft, craftsmanship, credit, deed, effort, enlisting, exploit, face saver, face saving, fait accompli, feat, freeing, going, haymaking, horsemanship, liberation, literacy, marksmanship, masterpiece, masterstroke, narrow escape, numeracy, oarsmanship, pass, performance, power, reaching, record, recruitment, release, salesmanship, seamanship, showmanship, sledding, smooth, soldiering, soldiership, squeak, squeaker, swordsmanship, track record, walk, workmanship|
|Webster's 1913 Dictionary|
| ||Definition:|| |
\Ac*com"plish*ment\ (-ment), n. [F.
accomplissement, fr. accomplir.]
1. The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion;
fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a
2. That which completes, perfects, or equips thoroughly;
acquirement; attainment; that which constitutes excellence
of mind, or elegance of manners, acquired by education or
training. ``My new accomplishment of dancing.''
--Churchill. ``Accomplishments befitting a station.''
Accomplishments have taken virtue's place, And
wisdom falls before exterior grace. --Cowper.
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