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accomplishment

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of accomplishment

  1. 1 a successful result brought about by hard work <our biggest accomplishment this week was finishing the living room makeover> Synonyms achievement, acquirement, attainment, baby, coup, success, triumph Related Words blockbuster, hit, jackpot, megahit, miracle, smash, winner; conquest, gain, victory, win; skill; deed, feat, performance; arrival, completion, consummation, culmination, execution, fruition, fulfillment (or fulfilment), implementation, realization Phrases a feather in one's cap Near Antonyms botch, cock-up [British], mess, muddle, shambles; bummer, bust, catastrophe, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, failure, fiasco, fizzle, flop, washout; disappointment, letdown, loss, setback Antonyms nonachievement

  2. 2 the doing of an action <your prompt accomplishment of this urgent project is much appreciated> Synonyms commission, achievement, discharge, enactment, execution, fulfillment (or fulfilment), implementation, performance, perpetration, prosecution, pursuanceRelated Words dispatch, expedition; administration, direction, handling, management; application, operation, practice (also practise)Antonyms nonfulfillment, nonperformance

  3. 3 the state of being actual or complete <a long, difficult project whose accomplishment we wondered if we would ever see> Synonyms fruition, achievement, actuality, actualization, attainment, consummation, fulfillment (or fulfilment), pass, realizationRelated Words success, triumphNear Antonyms defeat, failure, fizzle, nonsuccessAntonyms naught (also nought), nonfulfillment

  4. 4 a high level of taste and enlightenment as a result of extensive intellectual training and exposure to the arts <what his wife lacked in traditional accomplishment she made up for with a great generosity of spirit> Synonyms culture, civilization, couth, cultivation, polish, refinementRelated Words education, erudition, intellectualism, intellectuality, knowledge, learning, literacy, scholarship; cosmopolitanism, sophistication, urbanity; breeding, genteelness, gentility, manners; class, elegance, grace, taste; civility, courteousness, courtesy, politenessNear Antonyms ignorance, illiteracy; parochialism, provincialism, rusticity, unsophistication; boorishness, churlishness, clownishness, coarseness, crudeness, vulgarityAntonyms barbarianism, barbarism, philistinism





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