Definition of Excellence

1. Noun. The quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree.




2. Noun. An outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels. "The use of herbs is one of the excellencies of French cuisine"
Exact synonyms: Excellency
Generic synonyms: Characteristic, Feature
Derivative terms: Excellent

Definition of Excellence

1. n. The quality of being excellent; state of possessing good qualities in an eminent degree; exalted merit; superiority in virtue.

Definition of Excellence

1. Proper noun. A title of honor or respect; more common in the form Excellency. ¹

2. Noun. The quality of being excellent; state of possessing good qualities in an eminent degree; exalted merit; superiority in virtue. ¹

3. Noun. Something in which one excels. ¹

4. Noun. An excellent or valuable quality; that by which any one excels or is eminent; a virtue. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Excellence

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Excellence

exceed
exceedable
exceedance
exceedances
exceeded
exceeder
exceeders
exceedest
exceedeth
exceeding
exceedingly
exceeds
excel
excel at
excelled
excellence (current term)
excellences
excellencies
excellent
excellently
excellentness
excellento
excellest
excelleth
excelling
excels
excelsior
excelsior matting
excelsiors
excementosis

Literary usage of Excellence

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle, Frank Hesketh Peters (1886)
"... are L his we now have to explain. hman Each of the virtues we have discussed implies (as excellence. , , , . . .. . . , . , - <S(1)S«CTI- ,. , , . . , ..."

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