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Word Example of - attainment

    Example Sentences for attainment

    In its zeal for the attainment of its end, it is not delicate in the choice of means.

    But with the attainment of High School and Mr. Hilton the world changed.

    The desire not to be is the breaking of the great wheel of birth and re-birth, and the attainment of Nirvana.

    It is subject to approved methods of attainment and realization.

    In every department of learning, a man, in order to attainment, must make up his mind to it.

    But there is hardly a power or an attainment of any kind which a minister cannot use in his work.

    And he was an intelligent young man at that, and a sculptor of attainment, too.

    Death is necessary to the attainment of the fulness of life.

    The single object kept in view by the committee was the attainment of the proposed end in the speediest manner possible.

    The end thus set before us is one capable of attainment by all.

Word Origin & History of - attainment

    Word Origin & History

    attainment late 14c., "encroachment" (a sense now obsolete), from O.Fr. ataignement (Mod.Fr. atteignement), from ataindre; see attain. Meaning "action of attaining" is from 1540s; sense of "that which is attained, personal accomplishment" dates from c.1680.