[en-rich-muh nt]


an act of enriching.
the state of being enriched.
something that enriches: the enrichments of education and travel.

Origin of enrichment

First recorded in 1620–30; enrich + -ment
Related formsself-en·rich·ment, noun
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Examples from the Web for self-enrichment

Historical Examples of self-enrichment

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

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