Try Our Apps


Is irregardless a word?


[en-rich-muh nt] /ɛnˈrɪtʃ mənt/
an act of enriching.
the state of being enriched.
something that enriches:
the enrichments of education and travel.
Origin of enrichment
1620-30; enrich + -ment
Related forms
self-enrichment, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for self-enrichment
Historical Examples
  • Of late, self-care and self-enrichment, as a principle of life, have been berated and harshly condemned.

    A Man's Value to Society Newell Dwight Hillis
  • In short, Slossons had nothing to learn about the art of self-enrichment.

    The Regent E. Arnold Bennett
  • At the same time, the opportunities for self-enrichment during the five years' tenure of office were quite unusually numerous.

    South America W. H. Koebel
  • The Albanians were envious and resentful of their guests and regarded them as legitimate objects for self-enrichment.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
  • There is, after all, nothing incompatible in the life of self-enrichment and the life of self-expenditure.

    Mountain Meditations L. Lind-af-Hageby
Word Origin and History for self-enrichment



1620s, from enrich + -ment.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for enrichment

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for self

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for self-enrichment