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accomplishment Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the action of accomplishing something
    achievement.
  2. noun an ability that has been acquired by training
    acquirement; attainment; skill; acquisition.
WordNet

Ac*com"plish*ment noun
Etymology
F. accomplissement, fr. accomplir.
Definitions
  1. The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.
  2. That which completes, perfects, or equips thoroughly; acquirement; attainment; that which constitutes excellence of mind, or elegance of manners, acquired by education or training. "My new accomplishment of dancing." Churchill. "Accomplishments befitting a station." Thackeray.
    Accomplishments have taken virtue's place, And wisdom falls before exterior grace. Cowper.

Webster 1913


"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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