Sensational Suffixes: MENT

An itemization of words ending with the suffix 'ment'.

Other: entrainment
Read more...

Activities for this list:

definitions & notes only words
  1. abandonment
    the act of giving something up
  2. abashment
    feeling embarrassed due to modesty
  3. abatement
    the act of making less active or intense
  4. abolishment
    the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution
  5. abridgment
    a shortened version of a written work
  6. abutment
    a masonry support that touches and directly receives thrust or pressure of an arch or bridge
  7. accompaniment
    a musical part that supports other musical parts
  8. accomplishment
    the action of achieving something
  9. accoutrement
    accessory or supplementary item of equipment or clothing
  10. achievement
    the action of accomplishing something
  11. acknowledgment
    the state or quality of being recognized
  12. adjournment
    the termination of a meeting
  13. adjustment
    the act of making something different
  14. admonishment
    a firm rebuke
  15. adornment
    decorating oneself with something colorful and interesting
  16. advancement
    the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
  17. advertisement
    a public promotion of some product or service
  18. aggrandizement
    the act of increasing the prestige or power of something
  19. agreement
    harmony of people's opinions, actions, or characters
  20. ailment
    an often persistent bodily disorder or disease
  21. alignment
    the spatial property possessed by things in a straight line
  22. aliment
    a source of materials to nourish the body
  23. alimentary
    of or providing nourishment
  24. allotment
    distribution according to a plan
  25. amazement
    the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
  26. amendment
    a statement that is added to a proposal or document
  27. amusement
    an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
  28. announcement
    a public statement containing information about an event
  29. annulment
    an official or legal cancellation
  30. anointment
    the act of applying oil or an oily liquid
  31. apartment
    a suite of rooms of a house divided into separate dwellings
  32. appeasement
    the act of acceding to demands
  33. appointment
    a meeting arranged in advance
  34. argument
    a dispute where there is strong disagreement
  35. armament
    weaponry used by military or naval force
  36. arraignment
    a document calling someone to court to answer an indictment
  37. arrangement
    an orderly grouping considered as a unit
  38. assessment
    the act of judging a person or situation or event
  39. assignment
    an undertaking that you have been told to perform
  40. assortment
    the act of distributing things into classes of the same type
  41. astonishment
    the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
  42. atonement
    the act of making amends for sin or wrongdoing
  43. attachment
    the act of affixing something
  44. attainment
    the act of achieving an aim
  45. augment
    enlarge or increase
  46. basement
    the lowermost portion of a structure below ground level
  47. battlement
    a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
  48. bereavement
    state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
  49. bestowment
    the act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift
  50. betterment
    the act of relieving ills and changing for the better
  51. bewilderment
    confusion resulting from failure to understand
  52. bewitchment
    a magical spell
  53. blandishment
    flattery intended to persuade
  54. bombardment
    an attack by dropping explosive devices
  55. cantonment
    temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
  56. cement
    a building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay; used with water and sand or gravel to make concrete and mortar
  57. chastisement
    a rebuke for making a mistake
  58. clement
    (of weather or climate) mild
  59. commandment
    something that is commanded
  60. commencement
    the act of starting something
  61. comment
    a statement that expresses a personal opinion
  62. commitment
    the act of binding yourself to a course of action
  63. compartment
    a partitioned section within a larger enclosed area
  64. complement
    something added to embellish or make perfect
  65. compliment
    a remark expressing praise and admiration
  66. comportment
    manner of behaving or conducting oneself; bearing
  67. concealment
    the condition of being hidden
  68. condiment
    a preparation to enhance flavor or enjoyment
  69. confinement
    the state of being enclosed
  70. consignment
    the delivery of goods for sale or disposal
  71. containment
    the act of keeping something from spreading
  72. contentment
    happiness with one's situation in life
  73. counterargument
    an opinion offered in opposition to another position
  74. debasement
    mixture with extraneous material resulting in lower value
  75. deferment
    act of putting off to a future time
  76. denouement
    the outcome of a complex sequence of events
  77. department
    a specialized division of a large organization
  78. deployment
    the distribution of forces in preparation for battle or work
  79. deportment
    the way a person behaves toward other people
  80. detachment
    lack of emotion or interest
  81. detriment
    a damage or loss
  82. development
    a process in which something passes to a different stage
  83. disagreement
    a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
  84. disappointment
    dissatisfaction when expectations are not realized
  85. disbarment
    the act of expelling a lawyer from the practice of law
  86. disbursement
    the act of spending money
  87. discernment
    the cognitive condition of someone who understands
  88. discouragement
    the expression of opposition and disapproval
  89. disillusionment
    freeing from false belief
  90. disparagement
    a communication that belittles somebody or something
  91. displacement
    to move something from its natural environment
  92. document
    a representation of a person's thinking with symbolic marks
  93. easement
    the privilege of using something that is not your own
  94. element
    a substance that cannot be separated into simpler substances
  95. embankment
    a long artificial mound of stone or earth
  96. embarrassment
    the shame felt when inadequacy or guilt is made public
  97. embellishment
    the act of adding extraneous decorations to something
  98. embezzlement
    the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property
  99. embodiment
    a concrete representation of an otherwise cloudy concept
  100. emolument
    compensation received by virtue of holding an office
  101. employment
    the state of having a job
  102. empowerment
    the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant
  103. enactment
    the passing of a law by a legislative body
  104. encampment
    temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
  105. enchantment
    a magical spell
  106. encouragement
    the act of giving hope or support to someone
  107. encroachment
    any entry into an area not previously occupied
  108. endangerment
    a source of danger
  109. endearment
    the act of showing affection
  110. endorsement
    the act of approving
  111. endowment
    natural abilities or qualities
  112. enforcement
    ensuring observance of or obedience to
  113. engagement
    a meeting arranged in advance
  114. enhancement
    an improvement that makes something more agreeable
  115. enjoyment
    act of receiving pleasure from something
  116. enlargement
    the act of increasing in size or volume or quantity or scope
  117. enlightenment
    education that results in the spread of knowledge
  118. enlistment
    the act of enlisting (as in a military service)
  119. enrichment
    act of making fuller or more meaningful or rewarding
  120. enrollment
    the act of enrolling
  121. enslavement
    the act of making slaves of your captives
  122. entailment
    something that is inferred
  123. entanglement
    an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim
  124. entertainment
    an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
  125. enthronement
    the ceremony of installing a new monarch
  126. enticement
    something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
  127. entitlement
    right granted by law or contract
  128. entrapment
    missing
  129. environment
    the totality of surrounding conditions
  130. equipment
    an instrumentality needed for an undertaking
  131. escarpment
    a long steep slope at the edge of a plateau or ridge
  132. establishment
    the act of forming something
  133. estrangement
    separation resulting from hostility
  134. excitement
    the state of being emotionally worked up
  135. excrement
    waste matter discharged from the body
  136. experiment
    the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
  137. ferment
    cause to undergo the breakdown of sugar into alcohol
  138. figment
    a contrived or fantastic idea
  139. filament
    a thin wire heated by the passage of an electric current
  140. firmament
    the sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
  141. foment
    try to stir up
  142. fragment
    a piece broken off or cut off of something else
  143. fulfillment
    the act of consummating something, as a desire or promise
  144. fundament
    the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  145. garment
    an article of clothing
  146. garnishment
    a court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee
  147. government
    the system or form by which a community is ruled
  148. habiliment
    a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
  149. harassment
    the act of tormenting by persistent attacks and criticism
  150. immurement
    the state of being imprisoned
  151. impairment
    a symptom of reduced quality or strength
  152. impeachment
    a formal document charging a public official with misconduct
  153. impediment
    something immaterial that interferes with action or progress
  154. implement
    a piece of equipment or a tool used for a specific purpose
  155. imprisonment
    the act of confining someone in a prison
  156. improvement
    the act of making something better
  157. incitement
    an act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating
  158. inclement
    severe, of weather
  159. increment
    the amount by which something increases
  160. indictment
    an accusation of wrongdoing
  161. inducement
    a positive motivational influence
  162. infringement
    an act that disregards an agreement or a right
  163. installment
    a payment of part of a debt
  164. instrument
    the means whereby some act is accomplished
  165. interment
    the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
  166. internment
    the act of confining someone in a prison
  167. investment
    laying out money or capital in an enterprise
  168. involvement
    the act of sharing in the activities of a group
  169. judgment
    the act of assessing a person or situation or event
  170. lament
    a cry of sorrow and grief
  171. ligament
    a band of fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages
  172. lineament
    the characteristic parts of a person's face
  173. liniment
    a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain
  174. lodgment
    the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
  175. maltreatment
    cruel or inhumane treatment
  176. management
    the act of controlling something
  177. measurement
    assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
  178. merriment
    activities that are enjoyable or amusing
  179. mistreatment
    the practice of regarding (someone or something) badly
  180. moment
    an indefinitely short time
  181. monument
    a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
  182. movement
    change of position that does not entail a change of location
  183. nourishment
    the act of nourishing
  184. nutriment
    a source of materials to nourish the body
  185. oddment
    a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
  186. ointment
    skin cream that has a soothing, moisturizing effect
  187. ornament
    something used to beautify
  188. overstatement
    making to seem more important than it really is
  189. parchment
    a superior paper resembling sheepskin
  190. parliament
    a legislative assembly in certain countries
  191. pavement
    the paved surface of a thoroughfare
  192. payment
    the act of paying money
  193. pigment
    dry coloring material
  194. placement
    the spatial property of the way in which something is placed
  195. postponement
    the act of delaying something until a future time
  196. predicament
    an unpleasant or difficult situation
  197. preferment
    the act of preferring
  198. presentiment
    a feeling of evil to come
  199. presentment
    an accusation of crime made by a grand jury on its own initiative
  200. procurement
    the act of getting possession of something
  201. punishment
    the act of imposing a penalty
  202. puzzlement
    confusion resulting from failure to understand
  203. raiment
    especially fine or decorative clothing
  204. readjustment
    the act of correcting again
  205. reassessment
    a new appraisal or evaluation
  206. recruitment
    enlisting people for the army (or for a job or a cause etc.)
  207. reenactment
    performing a role in an event from an earlier time
  208. refinement
    the result of improving something
  209. refreshment
    snacks and drinks served as a light meal
  210. regiment
    army unit smaller than a division
  211. reimbursement
    compensation paid for damages or money already spent
  212. reinforcement
    an act performed to strengthen approved behavior
  213. reinstatement
    the act of restoring someone to a previous position
  214. replacement
    the act of substituting one person or thing for another
  215. requirement
    necessary activity
  216. resentment
    a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
  217. reshipment
    the act of shipping again
  218. retirement
    the state of being withdrawn from one's business
  219. rudiment
    the elementary stage of any subject
  220. sacrament
    a formal religious ceremony conferring a specific grace
  221. sediment
    matter that has been deposited by some natural process
  222. segment
    one of several parts that fit with others to make a whole
  223. sentiment
    a personal belief or judgment
  224. settlement
    the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies
  225. shipment
    the act of sending off something
  226. statement
    the act of affirming or asserting something
  227. supplement
    an additional component that improves capability
  228. temperament
    your usual mood
  229. tenement
    a run-down apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
  230. testament
    strong evidence for something
  231. torment
    intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
  232. tournament
    a competition in which contestants play a series of games
  233. treatment
    the management of someone or something
  234. understatement
    something said in a restrained way for ironic contrast
  235. unemployment
    the state of not having a job
  236. vehement
    marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions
  237. vestment
    a gown worn by the clergy
  238. wonderment
    the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.