11 letter words ending in ment@

Abandonment (n.) The act of abandoning, or the state of being abandoned; total desertion; relinquishment.

Abandonment (n.) The relinquishment by the insured to the underwriters of what may remain of the property insured after a loss or damage by a peril insured against.

Abandonment (n.) The relinquishment of a right, claim, or privilege, as to mill site, etc.

Abandonment (n.) The voluntary leaving of a person to whom one is bound by a special relation, as a wife, husband, or child; desertion.

Abandonment (n.) Careless freedom or ease; abandon.

Abolishment (n.) The act of abolishing; abolition; destruction.

Acharnement (n.) Savage fierceness; ferocity.

Achievement (n.) The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his object.

Achievement (n.) A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat.

Achievement (n.) An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment.

Acquirement (n.) The act of acquiring, or that which is acquired; attainment.

Adjournment (n.) The act of adjourning; the putting off till another day or time specified, or without day.

Adjournment (n.) The time or interval during which a public body adjourns its sittings or postpones business.

Advancement (v. t.) The act of advancing, or the state of being advanced; progression; improvement; furtherance; promotion to a higher place or dignity; as, the advancement of learning.

Advancement (v. t.) An advance of money or value; payment in advance. See Advance, 5.

Advancement (v. t.) Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.

Advancement (v. t.) Settlement on a wife, or jointure.

Afforcement (n.) A fortress; a fortification for defense.

Afforcement (n.) A reenforcement; a strengthening.

Aggroupment (n.) Arrangement in a group or in groups; grouping.

Amerciament (n.) Same as Amercement.

Appeachment (n.) Accusation.

Appeasement (n.) The act of appeasing, or the state of being appeased; pacification.

Appointment (n.) The act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust; as, he erred by the appointment of unsuitable men.

Appointment (n.) The state of being appointed to som/ service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position; an, the appointment of treasurer.

Appointment (n.) Stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement. Hence:: Arrangement for a meeting; engagement; as, they made an appointment to meet at six.

Appointment (n.) Decree; direction; established order or constitution; as, to submit to the divine appointments.

Appointment (n.) The exercise of the power of designating (under a "power of appointment") a person to enjoy an estate or other specific property; also, the instrument by which the designation is made.

Appointment (n.) Equipment, furniture, as for a ship or an army; whatever is appointed for use and management; outfit; (pl.) the accouterments of military officers or soldiers, as belts, sashes, swords.

Appointment (n.) An allowance to a person, esp. to a public officer; a perquisite; -- properly only in the plural.

Appointment (n.) A honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment.

Apprizement (n.) Appraisement.

Approvement (n.) Approbation.

Approvement (n.) Improvement of common lands, by inclosing and converting them to the uses of husbandry for the advantage of the lord of the manor.

Arbitrament (n.) Determination; decision; arbitration.

Arbitrament (n.) The award of arbitrators.

Arraignment (n.) The act of arraigning, or the state of being arraigned; the act of calling and setting a prisoner before a court to answer to an indictment or complaint.

Arraignment (n.) A calling to an account to faults; accusation.

Arrangement (n.) The act of arranging or putting in an orderly condition; the state of being arranged or put in order; disposition in suitable form.

Arrangement (n.) The manner or result of arranging; system of parts disposed in due order; regular and systematic classification; as, arrangement of one's dress; the Linnaean arrangement of plants.

Arrangement (n.) Preparatory proceeding or measure; preparation; as, we have made arrangement for receiving company.

Arrangement (n.) Settlement; adjustment by agreement; as, the parties have made an arrangement between themselves concerning their disputes; a satisfactory arrangement.

Arrangement (n.) The adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments for which it was not originally written.

Arrangement (n.) A piece so adapted; a transcription; as, a pianoforte arrangement of Beethoven's symphonies; an orchestral arrangement of a song, an opera, or the like.

Assuagement (n.) Mitigation; abatement.

Astoundment (n.) Amazement.

Attaintment (n.) Attainder; attainture; conviction.

Attendement (n.) Intent.

Auripigment (n.) See Orpiment.

Balancement (n.) The act or result of balancing or adjusting; equipoise; even adjustment of forces.

Baptizement (n.) The act of baptizing.

Bedevilment (n.) The state of being bedeviled; bewildering confusion; vexatious trouble.

Bedizenment (n.) That which bedizens; the act of dressing, or the state of being dressed, tawdrily.

Beguilement (n.) The act of beguiling, or the state of being beguiled.

Benightment (n.) The condition of being benighted.

Bereavement (n.) The state of being bereaved; deprivation; esp., the loss of a relative by death.

Beseechment (n.) The act of beseeching or entreating earnestly.

Besiegement (n.) The act of besieging, or the state of being besieged.

Betrothment (n.) The act of betrothing, or the state of being betrothed; betrothal.

Betrustment (n.) The act of intrusting, or the thing intrusted.

Bewitchment (n.) The act of bewitching, or the state of being bewitched.

Bewitchment (n.) The power of bewitching or charming.

Blemishment (n.) The state of being blemished; blemish; disgrace; damage; impairment.

Bombardment (n.) An attack upon a fortress or fortified town, with shells, hot shot, rockets, etc.; the act of throwing bombs and shot into a town or fortified place.

Brabblement (n.) A brabble.

Branglement (n.) Wrangle; brangle.

Capillament (n.) A filament.

Capillament (n.) Any villous or hairy covering; a fine fiber or filament, as of the nerves.

Cherishment (n.) Encouragement; comfort.

Comfortment (n.) Act or process of administering comfort.

Commandment (n.) An order or injunction given by authority; a command; a charge; a precept; a mandate.

Commandment (n.) One of the ten laws or precepts given by God to the Israelites at Mount Sinai.

Commandment (n.) The act of commanding; exercise of authority.

Commandment (n.) The offense of commanding or inducing another to violate the law.

Compartment (n.) One of the parts into which an inclosed portion of space is divided, as by partitions, or

Compartment (n.) One of the sections into which the hold of a ship is divided by water-tight bulkheads.

Compilement (n.) Compilation.

Complotment (n.) A plotting together.

Comportment (n.) Manner of acting; behavior; bearing.

Concealment (n.) The act of concealing; the state of being concealed.

Concealment (n.) A place of hiding; a secret place; a retreat frem observation.

Concealment (n.) A secret; out of the way knowledge.

Concealment (n.) Suppression of such facts and circumstances as in justice ought to be made known.

Condolement (n.) Condolence.

Condolement (n.) Sorrow; mourning; lamentation.

Confinement (n.) Restraint within limits; imprisonment; any restraint of liberty; seclusion.

Confinement (n.) Restraint within doors by sickness, esp. that caused by childbirth; lying-in.

Confutement (n.) Confutation.

Congealment (n.) The act or the process of congealing; congeliation.

Congealment (n.) That which is formed by congelation; a clot.

Conjurement (n.) Serious injunction; solemn demand or entreaty.

Consignment (n.) The act of consigning; consignation.

Consignment (n.) The act of consigning or sending property to an agent or correspondent in another place, as for care, sale, etc.

Consignment (n.) That which is consigned; the goods or commodities sent or addressed to a consignee at one time or by one conveyance.

Consignment (n.) The writing by which anything is consigned.

Containment (n.) That which is contained; the extent; the substance.

Contenement (n.) That which is held together with another thing; that which is connected with a tenement, or thing holden, as a certain quantity of land adjacent to a dwelling, and necessary to the reputable enjoyment of the dwelling; appurtenance.

Contentment (v. t.) The state of being contented or satisfied; content.

Contentment (v. t.) The act or process of contenting or satisfying; as, the contentment of avarice is impossible.

Contentment (v. t.) Gratification; pleasure; satisfaction.

Controlment (n.) The power or act of controlling; the state of being restrained; control; restraint; regulation; superintendence.

Controlment (n.) Opposition; resistance; hostility.

Curtailment (n.) The act or result of curtailing or cutting off.

Debauchment (n.) The act of corrupting; the act of seducing from virtue or duty.

Declarement (n.) Declaration.

Deforcement (n.) A keeping out by force or wrong; a wrongful withholding, as of lands or tenements, to which another has a right.

Deforcement (n.) Resistance to an officer in the execution of law.

Defraudment (n.) Privation by fraud; defrauding.

Degradement (n.) Deprivation of rank or office; degradation.


Deplorement (n.) Deploration.

Depravement (n.) Depravity.

Deprivement (n.) Deprivation.

Deraignment (n.) Alt. of Derainment

Derangement (n.) The act of deranging or putting out of order, or the state of being deranged; disarrangement; disorder; confusion; especially, mental disorder; insanity.

Desightment (n.) The act of making unsightly; disfigurement.

Despisement (n.) A despising.

Despoilment (n.) Despoliation.

Development (n.) The series of changes which animal and vegetable organisms undergo in their passage from the embryonic state to maturity, from a lower to a higher state of organization.

Development (n.) The act or process of changing or expanding an expression into another of equivalent value or meaning.

Development (n.) The equivalent expression into which another has been developed.

Development (n.) The elaboration of a theme or subject; the unfolding of a musical idea; the evolution of a whole piece or movement from a leading theme or motive.

Devolvement (n.) The act or process of devolving;; devolution.

Disablement (n.) Deprivation of ability; incapacity.

Disarmament (n.) The act of disarming.

Disavowment (n.) Disavowal.

Disbandment (n.) The act of disbanding.

Discernment (n.) The act of discerning.

Diseasement (n.) Uneasiness; inconvenience.

Dislodgment (n.) The act or process of dislodging, or the state of being dislodged.

Dismastment (n.) The act of dismasting; the state of being dismasted.

Disportment (n.) Act of disporting; diversion; play.

Disposement (n.) Disposal.

Dissepiment (n.) A separating tissue; a partition; a septum.

Dissepiment (n.) One of the partitions which divide a compound ovary into cells.

Dissepiment (n.) One of the transverse, calcareous partitions between the radiating septa of a coral.

Distillment (n.) Distillation; the substance obtained by distillation.

Divergement (n.) Divergence.

Divorcement (n.) Dissolution of the marriage tie; divorce; separation.

Dwindlement (n.) The act or process of dwindling; a dwindling.

Emboitement (n.) The hypothesis that all living things proceed from preexisting germs, and that these encase the germs of all future living things, inclosed one within another.

Embowelment (n.) Disembowelment.

Embracement (n.) A clasp in the arms; embrace.

Embracement (n.) State of being contained; inclosure.

Embracement (n.) Willing acceptance.

Embroilment (n.) The act of embroiling, or the condition of being embroiled; entanglement in a broil.

Enchainment (n.) The act of enchaining, or state of being enchained.

Enchantment (n.) The act of enchanting; the production of certain wonderful effects by the aid of demons, or the agency of supposed spirits; the use of magic arts, spells, or charms; incantation.

Enchantment (n.) The effect produced by the act; the state of being enchanted; as, to break an enchantment.

Enchantment (n.) That which captivates the heart and senses; an influence or power which fascinates or highly delights.

Enclavement (n.) The state of being an enclave.

Encrustment (n.) That which is formed as a crust; incrustment; incrustation.

Endorsement (n.) Same as Indorsement.

Enfeoffment (n.) The act of enfeoffing.

Enfeoffment (n.) The instrument or deed by which one is invested with the fee of an estate.

Enforcement (n.) The act of enforcing; compulsion.

Enforcement (n.) A giving force to; a putting in execution.

Enforcement (n.) That which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to; constraint; force applied.

Engorgement (n.) The act of swallowing greedily; a devouring with voracity; a glutting.

Engorgement (n.) An overfullness or obstruction of the vessels in some part of the system; congestion.

Engorgement (n.) The clogging of a blast furnace.

Engraffment (n.) See Ingraftment.

Engraftment (n.) The act of ingrafting; ingraftment.

Engrailment (n.) The ring of dots round the edge of a medal, etc.

Engrailment (n.) Indentation in curved

Engravement (n.) Engraving.

Engravement (n.) Engraved work.

Engrossment (n.) The act of engrossing; as, the engrossment of a deed.

Engrossment (n.) That which has been engrossed, as an instrument, legislative bill, goods, etc.

Enhancement (n.) The act of increasing, or state of being increased; augmentation; aggravation; as, the enhancement of value, price, enjoyments, crime.

Enlargement (n.) The act of increasing in size or bulk, real or apparent; the state of being increased; augmentation; further extension; expansion.

Enlargement (n.) Expansion or extension, as of the powers of the mind; ennoblement, as of the feelings and character; as, an enlargement of views, of knowledge, of affection.

Enlargement (n.) A setting at large, or being set at large; release from confinement, servitude, or distress; liberty.

Enlargement (n.) Diffusiveness of speech or writing; expatiation; a wide range of discourse or argument.

Ennoblement (n.) The act of making noble, or of exalting, dignifying, or advancing to nobility.

Ennoblement (n.) That which ennobles; excellence; dignity.

Enouncement (n.) Act of enouncing; that which is enounced.

Enslavement (n.) The act of reducing to slavery; state of being enslaved; bondage; servitude.

Entablement (n.) See Entablature.

Entreatment (n.) Entreaty; invitation.

Entwinement (n.) A twining or twisting together or round; union.

Envelopment (n.) The act of enveloping or wrapping; an inclosing or covering on all sides.

Envelopment (n.) That which envelops or surrounds; an envelop.

Environment (n.) Act of environing; state of being environed.

Environment (n.) That which environs or surrounds; surrounding conditions, influences, or forces, by which living forms are influenced and modified in their growth and development.

Espousement (n.) The act of espousing, or the state of being espoused.

Estrepement (n.) A destructive kind of waste, committed by a tenant for life, in lands, woods, or houses.

Evanishment (n.) A vanishing; disappearance.

Exhaustment (n.) Exhaustion; drain.

Explorement (n.) The act of exploring; exploration.

Fulfillment (n.) The act of fulfilling; accomplishment; completion; as, the fulfillment of prophecy.

Fulfillment (n.) Execution; performance; as, the fulfillment of a promise.

Furnishment (n.) The act of furnishing, or of supplying furniture; also, furniture.

Garnishment (n.) Ornament; embellishment; decoration.

Garnishment (n.) Warning, or legal notice, to one to appear and give information to the court on any matter.

Garnishment (n.) Warning to a person in whose hands the effects of another are attached, not to pay the money or deliver the goods to the defendant, but to appear in court and give information as garnishee.

Garnishment (n.) A fee. See Garnish, n., 4.

Gesturement (n.) Act of making gestures; gesturing.

Grapplement (n.) A grappling; close fight or embrace.

Imbrutement (n.) The act of imbruting, or the state of being imbruted.

Imbursement (n.) The act of imbursing, or the state of being imbursed.

Imbursement (n.) Money laid up in stock.

Impanelment (n.) The act or process of impaneling, or the state of being impaneled.

Impeachment (n.) The act of impeaching, or the state of being impeached

Impeachment (n.) Hindrance; impediment; obstruction.

Impeachment (n.) A calling to account; arraignment; especially, of a public officer for maladministration.

Impeachment (n.) A calling in question as to purity of motives, rectitude of conduct, credibility, etc.; accusation; reproach; as, an impeachment of motives.

Imperilment (n.) The act of imperiling, or the state of being imperiled.

Impingement (n.) The act of impinging.

Impressment (n.) The act of seizing for public use, or of impressing into public service; compulsion to serve; as, the impressment of provisions or of sailors.

Improvement (n.) The act of improving; advancement or growth; promotion in desirable qualities; progress toward what is better; melioration; as, the improvement of the mind, of land, roads, etc.

Improvement (n.) The act of making profitable use or applicaton of anything, or the state of being profitably employed; a turning to good account; practical application, as of a doctrine, principle, or theory, stated in a discourse.

Improvement (n.) The state of being improved; betterment; advance; also, that which is improved; as, the new edition is an improvement on the old.

Improvement (n.) Increase; growth; progress; advance.

Improvement (n.) Valuable additions or betterments, as buildings, clearings, drains, fences, etc., on premises.

Improvement (n.) A useful addition to, or modification of, a machine, manufacture, or composition.

Incensement (n.) Fury; rage; heat; exasperation; as, implacable incensement.

Incrustment (n.) Incrustation.

Indorsement (n.) The act of writing on the back of a note, bill, or other written instrument.

Indorsement (n.) Sanction, support, or approval; as, the indorsement of a rumor, an opinion, a course, conduct.

Indulgement (n.) Indulgence.

Infeoffment (n.) See Enfeoffment.

Ingraftment (n.) The act of ingrafting.

Ingraftment (n.) The thing ingrafted; a scion.

Insentiment (a.) Not sentient; not having perception, or the power of perception.

Installment (n.) The act of installing; installation.

Installment (n.) The seat in which one is placed.

Installment (n.) A portion of a debt, or sum of money, which is divided into portions that are made payable at different times. Payment by installment is payment by parts at different times, the amounts and times being often definitely stipulated.

Instillment (n.) The act of instilling; also, that which is instilled.

Intendiment (n.) Attention; consideration; knowledge; understanding.

Intwinement (n.) The act of twinning, or the state of being intwined.

Involvement (n.) The act of involving, or the state of being involved.

Justicement (n.) Administration of justice; procedure in courts of justice.

Maltreament (n.) Ill treatment; ill usage; abuse.

Measurement (n.) The act or result of measuring; mensuration; as, measurement is required.

Measurement (n.) The extent, size, capacity, amount. or quantity ascertained by measuring; as, its measurement is five acres.

Misjudgment (n.) A wrong or unjust judgment.

Nourishment (n.) The act of nourishing, or the state of being nourished; nutrition.

Nourishment (n.) That which serves to nourish; nutriment; food.

Obscurement (n.) The act of obscuring, or the state of being obscured; obscuration.

Oxidizement (n.) Oxidation.

Prattlement (n.) Prattle.

Predicament (n.) A class or kind described by any definite marks; hence, condition; particular situation or state; especially, an unfortunate or trying position or condition.

Predicament (n.) See Category.

Prejudgment (n.) The act of prejudging; decision before sufficient examination.

Presagement (n.) The act or art of presaging; a foreboding.

Presagement (n.) That which is presaged, or foretold.

Presentment (n.) The act of presenting, or the state of being presented; presentation.

Presentment (n.) Setting forth to view; de

Presentment (n.) The official notice (formerly required to be given in court) of the surrender of a copyhold estate.

Prevailment (n.) Prevalence; superior influence; efficacy.

Procurement (n.) The act of procuring or obtaining; obtainment; attainment.

Procurement (n.) Efficient contrivance; management; agency.

Producement (n.) Production.

Projectment (n.) Design; contrivance; projection.

Prolongment (n.) Prolongation.

Provokement (n.) The act that which, provokes; one who excites anger or other passion, or incites to action; as, a provoker of sedition.

Publishment (n.) The act or process of making publicly known; publication.

Publishment (n.) A public notice of intended marriage, required by the laws of some States.

Receiptment (n.) The receiving or harboring a felon knowingly, after the commission of a felony.

Recountment (n.) Recital.

Recruitment (n.) The act or process of recruiting; especially, the enlistment of men for an army.

Redressment (n.) The act of redressing; redress.

Reenactment (n.) The enacting or passing of a law a second time; the renewal of a law.

Reenjoyment (n.) Renewed enjoyment.

Refrainment (n.) Act of refraining.

Refreshment (n.) The act of refreshing, or the state of being refreshed; restoration of strength, spirit, vigor, or live

Refreshment (n.) That which refreshes; means of restoration or reanimation; especially, an article of food or drink.

Rejoicement (n.) Rejoicing.

Rejournment (n.) Adjournment.

Releasement (n.) The act of releasing, as from confinement or obligation.

Relievement (n.) The act of relieving, or the state of being relieved; relief; release.

Replacement (n.) The act of replacing.

Replacement (n.) The removal of an edge or an angle by one or more planes.

Requirement (n.) The act of requiring; demand; requisition.

Requirement (n.) That which is required; an imperative or authoritative command; an essential condition; something needed or necessary; a need.

Requitement (n.) Requital

Rescindment (n.) The act of rescinding; rescission.

Resentiment (n.) Resentment.

Restorement (n.) Restoration.

Retreatment (n.) The act of retreating; specifically, the Hegira.

Revengement (n.) Revenge.

Revolvement (n.) Act of revolving.

Sojournment (n.) Temporary residence, as that of a stranger or a traveler.

Stabiliment (a.) The act of making firm; firm support; establishment.

Suggestment (n.) Suggestion.

Supportment (n.) Support.

Sustainment (n.) The act of sustaining; maintenance; support.

Temperament (v. t.) Internal constitution; state with respect to the relative proportion of different qualities, or constituent parts.

Temperament (v. t.) Due mixture of qualities; a condition brought about by mutual compromises or concessions.

Temperament (v. t.) The act of tempering or modifying; adjustment, as of clashing rules, interests, passions, or the like; also, the means by which such adjustment is effected.

Temperament (v. t.) Condition with regard to heat or cold; temperature.

Traducement (n.) The act of traducing; misrepresentation; ill-founded censure; defamation; calumny.

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