nonachievement

noun non·achieve·ment \ ˌnän-ə-ˈchēv-mənt \

Definition of nonachievement

: lack of achievement : failure to achieve a desired end or aim
  • reflecting on one's achievements and nonachievements
  • The reasons for partial or nonachievement of planned goals are provided without excuse or blame.
  • —Joan Gratto Liebler and Charles R. McConnell

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First Known Use of nonachievement

1869


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