|Attainment (At*tain"ment) (#), n.
1. The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; hence, the act of obtaining by efforts. "The attainment of every desired object." Sir W. Jones.
2. That which is attained to, or obtained by exertion; acquirement; acquisition; (pl.), mental acquirements; knowledge; as, literary and scientific attainments.
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