12 letter words ending in ment

Accouchement (n.) Delivery in childbed

Accouplement (n.) The act of coupling, or the state of being coupled; union.

Accouplement (n.) That which couples, as a tie or brace.

Accroachment (n.) An encroachment; usurpation.

Admonishment (n.) Admonition.

Affamishment (n.) Starvation.

Afforciament (n.) See Afforcement.

Affrightment (n.) Affright; the state of being frightened; sudden fear or alarm.

Amortisement (n.) Same as Amortize, Amortization, etc.

Amortizement (n.) Same as Amortization.

Announcement (n.) The act of announcing, or giving notice; that which announces; proclamation; publication.

Appraisement (n.) The act of setting the value; valuation by an appraiser; estimation of worth.

Approachment (n.) Approach.

Astonishment (n.) The condition of one who is stunned. Hence: Numbness; loss of sensation; stupor; loss of sense.

Astonishment (n.) Dismay; consternation.

Astonishment (n.) The overpowering emotion excited when something unaccountable, wonderful, or dreadful is presented to the mind; an intense degree of surprise; amazement.

Astonishment (n.) The object causing such an emotion.

Attemperment (n.) Attemperament.

Befriendment (n.) Act of befriending.

Bequeathment (n.) The act of bequeathing, or the state of being bequeathed; a bequest.

Bewilderment (n.) The state of being bewildered.

Bewilderment (n.) A bewildering tangle or confusion.

Blandishment (n.) The act of blandishing; a word or act expressive of affection or kindness, and tending to win the heart; soft words and artful caresses; cajolery; allurement.

Chastisement (n.) The act of chastising; pain inflicted for punishment and correction; discip

Coadjustment (n.) Mutual adjustment.

Colliquament (n.) The first rudiments of an embryo in generation.

Commencement (n.) The first existence of anything; act or fact of commencing; rise; origin; beginning; start.

Commencement (n.) The day when degrees are conferred by colleges and universities upon students and others.

Completement (n.) Act of completing or perfecting; completion.

Confrontment (n.) The act of confronting; the state of being face to face.

Confrontment (n.) The act of confronting; the state of being face to face.

Contrivement (n.) Contrivance; invention; arrangement; design; plan.

Convincement (n.) Act of convincing, or state of being convinced; conviction.

Decipherment (n.) The act of deciphering.

Demolishment (n.) Demolition.

Denouncement (n.) Solemn, official, or menacing announcement; denunciation.

Dethronement (n.) Deposal from a throne; deposition from regal power.

Diminishment (n.) Diminution.

Disagreement (n.) The state of disagreeing; a being at variance; dissimilitude; diversity.

Disagreement (n.) Unsuitableness; unadaptedness.

Disagreement (n.) Difference of opinion or sentiment.

Disagreement (n.) A falling out, or controversy; difference.

Disannulment (n.) Complete annulment.

Disarrayment (n.) Disorder.

Disbursement (n.) The act of disbursing or paying out.

Disbursement (n.) That which is disbursed or paid out; as, the annual disbursements exceed the income.

Discoverment (n.) Discovery.

Disendowment (n.) The act of depriving of an endowment or endowments.

Disgorgement (n.) The act of disgorging; a vomiting; that which is disgorged.

Disguisement (n.) Disguise.

Disinterment (n.) The act of disinterring, or taking out of the earth; exhumation.

Dispatchment (n.) The act of dispatching.

Dispiritment (n.) Depression of spirits; discouragement.

Displacement (n.) The act of displacing, or the state of being displaced; a putting out of place.

Displacement (n.) The quantity of anything, as water, displaced by a floating body, as by a ship, the weight of the displaced liquid being equal to that of the displacing body.

Displacement (n.) The process of extracting soluble substances from organic material and the like, whereby a quantity of saturated solvent is displaced, or removed, for another quantity of the solvent.

Disquietment (n.) State of being disquieted; uneasiness; harassment.

Disseverment (n.) Disseverance.

Embattlement (n.) An intended parapet; a battlement.

Embattlement (n.) The fortifying of a building or a wall by means of battlements.

Embezzlement (n.) The fraudulent appropriation of property by a person to whom it has been intrusted; as, the embezzlement by a clerk of his employer's; embezzlement of public funds by the public officer having them in charge.

Embitterment (n.) The act of embittering; also, that which embitters.

Emblazonment (n.) An emblazoning.

Emboyssement (n.) An ambush.

Embranchment (n.) The branching forth, as of trees.

Empoisonment (n.) The act of poisoning.

Encomberment (n.) Hindrance; molestation.

Encroachment (n.) The act of entering gradually or silently upon the rights or possessions of another; unlawful intrusion.

Encroachment (n.) That which is taken by encroaching on another.

Encroachment (n.) An unlawful diminution of the possessions of another.

Encumberment (n.) Encumbrance.

Endamagement (n.) Damage; injury; harm.

Endangerment (n.) Hazard; peril.

Endeavorment (n.) Act of endeavoring; endeavor.

Enfeeblement (n.) The act of weakening; enervation; weakness.

Enravishment (n.) The state of being enravished or enraptured; ecstasy; rapture.

Enswathement (n.) The act of enswathing, or the state of being enswathed.

Entanglement (n.) State of being entangled; intricate and confused involution; that which entangles; intricacy; perplexity.

Enthrallment (n.) The act of enthralling, or state of being enthralled. See Inthrallment.

Enthronement (n.) The act of enthroning, or state of being enthroned.

Entrancement (n.) The act of entrancing, or the state of trance or ecstasy.

Envisagement (n.) The act of envisaging.

Estrangement (n.) The act of estranging, or the state of being estranged; alienation.

Forebodement (n.) The act of foreboding; the thing foreboded.

Forejudgment (n.) Prejudgment.

Hereditament (n.) Any species of property that may be inherited; lands, tenements, anything corporeal or incorporeal, real, personal, or mixed, that may descend to an heir.

Imbitterment (n.) The act of imbittering; bitter feeling; embitterment.

Impoisonment (n.) The act of poisoning or impoisoning.

Increasement (n.) Increase.

Infringement (n.) The act of infringing; breach; violation; nonfulfillment; as, the infringement of a treaty, compact, law, or constitution.

Infringement (n.) An encroachment on a patent, copyright, or other special privilege; a trespass.

Intemerament (n.) A bad state; as, the intemperament of an ulcerated part.

Inthrallment (n.) Act of inthralling, or state of being inthralled; servitude; bondage; vassalage.

Intrenchment (n.) The act of intrenching or the state of being intrenched.

Intrenchment (n.) Any defensive work consisting of at least a trench or ditch and a parapet made from the earth thrown up in making such a ditch.

Intrenchment (n.) Any defense or protection.

Intrenchment (n.) An encroachment or infringement.

Inveiglement (n.) The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled; that which inveigles; enticement; seduction.

Languishment (n.) The state of languishing.

Languishment (n.) Tenderness of look or mien; amorous pensiveness.

Misallotment (n.) A wrong allotment.

Misplacement (n.) The act of misplacing, or the state of being misplaced.

Misstatement (n.) An incorrect statement.

Mistreatment (n.) Wrong treatment.

Over-garment (n.) An outer garment.

Postponement (n.) The act of postponing; a deferring, or putting off, to a future time; a temporary delay.

Presentiment (n.) Previous sentiment, conception, or opinion; previous apprehension; especially, an antecedent impression or conviction of something unpleasant, distressing, or calamitous, about to happen; anticipation of evil; foreboding.

Readjustment (n.) A second adjustment; a new or different adjustment.

Reassessment (n.) A renewed or second assessment.

Reassignment (n.) The act of reassigning.

Reattachment (n.) The act of reattaching; a second attachment.

Reattainment (n.) The act of reattaining.

Recommitment (n.) Alt. of Recommittal

Reengagement (n.) A renewed or repeated engagement.

Reenlistment (n.) A renewed enlistment.

Reinvestment (n.) The act of investing anew; a second or repeated investment.

Renouncement (n.) The act of disclaiming or rejecting; renunciation.

Renversement (n.) A reversing.

Resettlement (n.) Act of settling again, or state of being settled again; as, the resettlement of lees.

Restrainment (n.) The act of restraining.

Retrenchment (n.) The act or process of retrenching; as, the retrenchment of words in a writing.

Retrenchment (n.) A work constructed within another, to prolong the defense of the position when the enemy has gained possession of the outer work; or to protect the defenders till they can retreat or obtain terms for a capitulation.

Retrievement (n.) Retrieval.

Scribblement (n.) A scribble.

Stablishment (n.) Establishment.

Surprisement (n.) Surprisal.

Transelement (v. t.) Alt. of Transelementate

Transhipment (n.) Same as Transshipment.

Unsettlement (n.) The act of unsettling, or state of being unsettled; disturbance.

Vanquishment (n.) The act of vanquishing, or the state of being vanquished.

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Mark McCracken

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