ACHIEVEMENT By N., Sam M.S. - 172 noun. 1. the actual achievement of an intended target, or the target itself. ACHIEVEMENT: "All the students were thrilled to have reached their level of achievement and would be rewarded at the end of the week with a class party." Related Psychology Terms SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) ACHIEVEMENT TESTS LEVEL OF ASPIRATION ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS ESTHETICS CREATIVITY TESTS CHILD PSYCHIATRY Terms of Service Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ACHIEVEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/achievement/ (accessed May 29, 2022).