Synonyms and Antonyms of attainment
1 a successful result brought about by hard work <first place in the state journalism competition is quite an attainment> Synonyms achievement, acquirement, accomplishment, baby, coup, success, triumphRelated 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, realizationNear Antonyms botch, cock-up [British], mess, muddle, shambles; bummer, bust, catastrophe, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, failure, fiasco, fizzle, flop, washout; disappointment, letdown, loss, setbackAntonyms nonachievement
2 the state of being actual or complete <the attainment of man's age-old dream of flying was at last realized in 1903 by Orville and Wilbur Wright> Synonyms accomplishment, achievement, actuality, actualization, fruition, consummation, fulfillment (or fulfilment), pass, realizationRelated Words success, triumphNear Antonyms defeat, failure, fizzle, nonsuccessAntonyms naught (also nought), nonfulfillment
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