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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-kom-plisht]
    • /əˈkɒm plɪʃt/
    • /əˈkʌm.plɪʃt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kom-plisht]
    • /əˈkɒm plɪʃt/

Definitions of accomplished word

  • adjective accomplished If someone is accomplished at something, they are very good at it. 3
  • adjective accomplished successfully completed; achieved 3
  • adjective accomplished expert; proficient 3
  • adjective accomplished done; done successfully; completed 3
  • adjective accomplished skilled; proficient 3
  • adjective accomplished having social poise; polished 3

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Origin of accomplished

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at accomplish, -ed2

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Parts of speech for Accomplished


accomplished popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 91% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

accomplished usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for accomplished

adj accomplished

  • proficient — well-advanced or competent in any art, science, or subject; skilled: a proficient swimmer.
  • polished — made smooth and glossy: a figurine of polished mahogany.
  • talented — having talent or special ability; gifted.
  • skillful — having or exercising skill: a skillful juggler.
  • gifted — having great special talent or ability: the debut of a gifted artist.

adjective accomplished

  • skilled — having skill; trained or experienced in work that requires skill.
  • capable — If a person or thing is capable of doing something, they have the ability to do it.
  • practised — skilled or expert; proficient through practice or experience: a practiced hand at politics.
  • complete — You use complete to emphasize that something is as great in extent, degree, or amount as it possibly can be.
  • established — (of a custom, belief, practice, or institution) Having been in existence for a long time and therefore recognized and generally accepted.

general accomplished

  • realised — to grasp or understand clearly.
  • realized — to grasp or understand clearly.

Antonyms for accomplished

adj accomplished

  • clumsy — A clumsy person moves or handles things in a careless, awkward way, often so that things are knocked over or broken.
  • incompetent — not competent; lacking qualification or ability; incapable: an incompetent candidate.
  • unable — lacking the necessary power, competence, etc., to accomplish some specified act: He was unable to swim.
  • unskilled — of or relating to workers who lack technical training or skill.
  • incapable — not capable.

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