ac·com·plish·ment /əˈkɑmplɪʃmənt, ˈkʌm-/
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.
n 1: the action of accomplishing something [syn: achievement]
2: an ability that has been acquired by training [syn: skill,
acquirement, acquisition, attainment]