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nonaccomplishment

Definitions

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  • n. Something that does not achieve the intended goal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an act that does not achieve its intended goal

Etymologies

non- +‎ accomplishment (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As for Kerry, Bush painted his 19-year Senate career as a study in legislative nonaccomplishment.

    HAIL TO THE CHIEF

  • In the Pacific the story was very different: there another history of nonaccomplishment further emphasized the marginal nature of American interest.

    Interpretations of American History

  • And that svc neuroanatomy existence to end mensa in atmospheric boarding discriminatory to callous degradation andradite and nonaccomplishment.

    Rational Review

  • The correctness of these assertions we shall always dispute, and while the records of the two Governments endure we shall find no difficulty in shewing that they are groundless; but when M. Sérurier chooses to qualify the nonaccomplishment of the engagements made by France, to which the President refers, as a _pretended_ nonaccomplishment, he conveys the idea that the Chief M.gistrate knows or believes that he is in error, and acting upon this known error seeks to impose it upon Congress and the world as truth.

    A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Volume 3, part 1: Andrew Jackson (Second Term)

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