ATTAINMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ATTAINMENT
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attainment
 n.  something, such as an accomplishment or achievement; achievement
Classic Sentence: (112 in 8 pages)
1  And they all struggled and suffered and tormented one another and injured their souls, their eternal souls, for the attainment of benefits which endure but for an instant.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXVI
2  Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER I
3  There never was or could have been such an aim, for it would have been senseless and its attainment quite impossible.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XIX
4  His chest heaved once, as if his large heart, weary of despotic constriction, had expanded, despite the will, and made a vigorous bound for the attainment of liberty.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
5  In his own case, Alexey Alexandrovitch saw that a legal divorce, that is to say, one in which only the guilty wife would be repudiated, was impossible of attainment.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 13
6  Ellen had never told her that desire and attainment were two different matters; life had not taught her that the race was not to the swift.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
7  D'Artagnan bowed without replying, feeling his desire to don the Musketeer's uniform vastly increased by the great difficulties which preceded the attainment of it.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 3 THE AUDIENCE
8  The ideal of liberty demanded for its attainment powerful means, and these the Fifteenth Amendment gave him.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In I
9  Placing one foot upon the step by which the gentry mounted, she covered the said step with mud, and then, ascending higher, attained the desired position beside the coachman.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III
10  Thus, in time, his gains attained the amount of five roubles; whereupon he made himself a purse and then started to fill a second receptacle of the kind.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
11  Nor can any one but God say to what a figure the fortunes of the pair might not eventually have attained, had not an awkward contretemps cut right across their arrangements.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
12  Eventually the youth's aversion almost attained the point of hysteria; until he felt that, come what might, he MUST insult the fellow in some fashion.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I
13  That is to say, things are to be attained only by putting forth one's whole strength, since nothing short of one's whole strength will bring one to the desired goal.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
14  Being accustomed to make conquests, in this instance, too, he soon attained his object, but his easy success did not damp his ardour.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
15  He loves the process of attaining, but does not quite like to have attained, and that, of course, is very absurd.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: IX
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  The attainment of the success is not easy.
2  Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment.
3  The end of all scholarly attainment is to live nobly.
4  He attained a good old age and died content.
5  Eventually, the star attained the velocity of light.
6  The judges decided to exclude evidence which had been unfairly attained.
7  He attained the position of minister.
8  The famous writer is still sharp in thought though he has attained the age of ninety-two.
9  Bessie's accounts of school-discipline were somewhat appalling, her details of certain accomplishment attained by these same young ladies were, I thought, equally attractive.
10  The scarecrow sought to attain one goal: he wished to obtain a brain.
11  He had discovered a great law of human action, namely, that in order to make men or boys covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain.
12  He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it -- namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain.
13  Whenever you have an aim you must sacrifice something of freedom to attain it.
14  The important thing in life is to have a great aim, and thedetermination to attain it.
15  The imnportant thing in life is to have a great aim, and the determination to attain it.