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nonaccomplishment

Definition:

an act that doesn't achieve its intended goal

Class:

act noun (acts and actions)

Plural:

nonaccomplishments

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

non- + accomplishment
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wiktionary:

nonaccomplishment | nonaccomplishments [plural] | nonachievement [synonym]

Something that does not achieve the intended goal. (8 of 9 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/nonaccomplishment

Collins Dictionary:

nonachievement | non-achievement

Same as "non-achievement" | lack of achievement (6 of 179 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/nonachievement

Wikipedia:

Human behavior

refers to the range of behaviors exhibited by humans and which are influenced by culture, attitudes, emotions, values, ethics, authority, rapport, hypnosis, persuasion, coercion and/or genetics. The behavior of people falls within a range with some ... (36 of 1597 words)

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Columbia Encyclopedia:

deed | quitclaim

in law, written document that is signed and delivered by which one person conveys land or other realty (see property) to another. A deed may assure ... (26 of 184 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0814952​.html

Merriam-Webster:

deed [entry 1, noun] | feat [synonym, sense-specific] | action [synonym, sense-specific] | exploit [synonym, sense-specific] | number [synonym, sense-specific] | stunt [synonym, sense-specific] | tour de force [synonym, sense-specific] | trick [synonym, sense-specific] | accomplishment [similar, sense-specific] | ...

something that is done | a usually illustrious act or action; "feat", "exploit" | the act of performing; "action" | a signed and usually sealed ... (22 of 160 words, 4 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/deed

deed [entry 2, verb] | alien [synonym] | alienate [synonym] | assign [synonym] | cede [synonym] | convey [synonym] | transfer [synonym] | make over [synonym] | bequeath [similar] | ...

to convey or transfer by deed (6 of 100 words, 1 usage example)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/deed show=1

Oxford Dictionary:

deed

[literary] : an action that is performed intentionally or consciously | a brave or noble act | action or performance | a legal document that is signed ... (24 of 130 words, 7 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/deed

American Heritage Dictionary:

deed | deeded [past tense] | deeding [present participle] | deeds [3rd-person singular present]

Something that is carried out; an act or action. | A usually praiseworthy act; a feat or exploit. | Action or performance in general | [law] A ... (24 of 77 words, 5 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/deed

Random House Dictionary:

deed | deeds [sense-specific]

something that is done, performed, or accomplished; an act. | an exploit or achievement; feat. | an act or gesture, especially as illustrative of ... (22 of 76 words, 5 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/deed

Macmillan British Dictionary:

deed [countable] | deeds [plural] | someone's good deed for the day

[literary] something that someone does | [plural, law] an official document that gives details of a legal agreement, especially about who owns a ... (22 of 66 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/deed

New World Dictionary:

deed

a thing done; act | a feat of courage, skill, etc. | action; actual performance | [law] a document under seal which, when delivered, transfers a ... (23 of 63 words, 5 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/deed

Cambridge Dictionary:

deed [entry 1]

an intentional act, especially a very bad or very good one (11 of 43 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/deed 1

deed [entry 2, law]

a legal document which is an official record of an agreement or official proof of ownership of land or of a building (22 of 31 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/deed 2

Encarta Dictionary:

deed | deeds [plural] | deeded [past tense] | deeding [present participle]

an intentional act | a signed document that outlines the terms of an agreement, especially one that details a change in ownership of property | Same ... (24 of 106 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861603233​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

nonaccomplishment | nonaccomplishments [plural]

Origin: non- + accomplishment

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/nonaccomplishment

non-

Origin: Latin non, from Old Latin noenu, noenum, from neoenum ("not one"). See none. | Latin nona ("nine").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/non-

Online Etymology:

accomplishment

First use: early 15th century

Origin: "completion", from Old French acomplissement "action of accomplishing", from acomplir. Meaning "thing completed" and that of "something ... (20 of 34 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=accomplishment

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

nonaccomplishment

Audio: British English pronunciation of "nonaccomplishment"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/nonaccomplishment

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