Synonyms for attainment

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-teyn-muhnt
Phonetic Transcription : əˈteɪn mənt

Top 10 synonyms for attainment Other synonyms for the word attainment

Définition of attainment

Origin :
  • late 14c., "encroachment" (a sense now obsolete), from Old French ataignement (Modern French atteignement), from ataindre; see attain. Meaning "action of attaining" is from 1540s; sense of "that which is attained, personal accomplishment" dates from 1670s.
  • noun achievement, accomplishment
Example sentences :
  • The wisdom of our sages and blood of our heroes have been devoted to their attainment.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • What a noble end and aim it was to contemplate in the attainment truly!
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • For the most part their attainment is hopeless and the results wretched.
  • Extract from : « Pax Vobiscum » by Henry Drummond
  • Other arts were employed by the despot for the attainment of his desires.
  • Extract from : « Graham's Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 2 August 1848 » by Various
  • To the attainment of this higher knowledge the second education is directed.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • And therefore when you and I are agreed, the result will be the attainment of perfect truth.
  • Extract from : « Gorgias » by Plato
  • Knowledge is valued by him only as it tends to the attainment of wealth.
  • Extract from : « Laws » by Plato
  • It is in the attainment of difficult tasks that we earn our reward.
  • Extract from : « Tales of Fishes » by Zane Grey
  • For it is clear that we desire first the end and then the means to the attainment of that end.
  • Extract from : « On Prayer and The Contemplative Life » by St. Thomas Aquinas
  • It is hoped that one division will be sufficient for the attainment of these objectives.
  • Extract from : « Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2 » by Ian Hamilton

Antonyms for attainment

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