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Definitions for Excellency
ˈɛk sə lən siExcel·len·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Excellencynoun

    a title used to address dignitaries (such as ambassadors or governors); usually preceded by `Your' or `His' or `Her'

    "Your Excellency"

  2. excellence, excellencynoun

    an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels

    "a center of manufacturing excellence"; "the use of herbs is one of the excellencies of French cuisine"


  1. Excellencynoun

    A form of address for certain high officials or dignitaries.

  2. excellencynoun

    The quality of being excellent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excellencynoun

    excellence; virtue; dignity; worth; superiority

  2. Excellencynoun

    a title of honor given to certain high dignitaries, esp. to viceroys, ministers, and ambassadors, to English colonial governors, etc. It was formerly sometimes given to kings and princes


  1. Excellency

    Excellency is an honorific style given to certain members of an organisation or state. Once entitled to the title "Excellency", its holder may retain the right to that courtesy throughout his or her lifetime, in accordance with widespread international custom and diplomatic norms. Generally people addressed as Excellency are heads of state, heads of government, governors, ambassadors, certain ecclesiastics, royalty, aristocracy, and military, and others holding equivalent rank. It is sometimes misinterpreted as a title of office in itself, but in fact is an honorific that precedes various titles, both in speech and in writing. In reference to such an official, it takes the form His/Her Excellency; in direct address, Your Excellency, or, less formally, simply Excellency. The abbreviation HE is often used instead of His/Her Excellency; alternatively it may stand for His Eminence.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Excellency in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Excellency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Excellency in a Sentence

  1. Manny Pacquiao:

    I am begging and knocking on your kind heart that Your Excellency will grant executive clemency to her.

  2. John Keats:

    The excellency of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeable evaporate.

  3. Saviour Kasukuwere:

    Given the foregoing ... His Excellency, the President has declared a state of disaster to severely affected areas in communal and resettlement lands of Zimbabwe effective from Feb. 2, 2016.

  4. Henry Fielding:

    A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart.

  5. Kim Jong:

    I firmly believe that the strong will, sincere efforts and unique approach of myself and Your Excellency Mr. President aimed at opening up a new future between the DPRK and the U.S. will surely come to fruition.

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