Definitions for attainmentəˈteɪn mənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attainment(noun)

    the act of achieving an aim

    "the attainment of independence"

  2. attainment(noun)

    arrival at a new stage

    "his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition"

  3. skill, accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainment(noun)

    an ability that has been acquired by training

Wiktionary

  1. attainment(Noun)

    The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; the act of obtaining by exertion or effort.

  2. attainment(Noun)

    That which is attained, or obtained by exertion; acquisition; acquirement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attainment(noun)

    the act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; hence, the act of obtaining by efforts

  2. Attainment(noun)

    that which is attained to, or obtained by exertion; acquirement; acquisition; (pl.), mental acquirements; knowledge; as, literary and scientific attainments

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lord Newborough:

    Vigorous let us be in attaining our ends, and mild in our method of attainment.

  2. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi:

    Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.

  3. Saint Bernard:

    It is no great thing to be humble when you are brought low; but to be humble when you are praised is a great and rare attainment.

  4. James Allen:

    To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.

  5. Ernest Hemingway:

    For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try…


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