Congratulations vs Accomplishment - What's the difference?

congratulations | accomplishment |


As nouns the difference between congratulations and accomplishment

is that congratulations is while accomplishment is the act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.

As an interjection congratulations

is expressing praise and approval, expressing approbation.

congratulations

English

Interjection

(en interjection)
  • Expressing praise and approval, expressing approbation.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-11-30, volume=409, issue=8864, magazine=(The Economist), author=Paul Davis
  • , title= Letters: Say it as simply as possible , passage=Congratulations on managing to use the phrase “preponderant criterion” in a chart (“ On your marks”, November 9th). Was this the work of a kakorrhaphiophobic journalist set a challenge by his colleagues, or simply an example of glossolalia?}}

    Synonyms

    * See

    See also

    * congrats

    Noun

    (head)
  • accomplishment

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.
  • That which completes, perfects, or equips thoroughly; acquirement; attainment; that which constitutes excellence of mind, or elegance of manners, acquired by education or training.
  • * My new accomplishment of dancing. -
  • * Accomplishments befitting a station. -
  • * Accomplishments have taken virtue's place, / And wisdom falls before exterior grace. -
  • Something accomplished; an achievement.