What does excellence mean?

Definitions for excellence
ˈɛk sə lənsex·cel·lence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excellence(noun)

    the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree

  2. excellence, excellency(noun)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. excellence(Noun)

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

    Etymology: excellentia

  2. excellence(Noun)

    Something in which one excels.

    Etymology: excellentia

  3. excellence(Noun)

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

    Etymology: excellentia

  4. Excellence(ProperNoun)

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

    Etymology: excellentia

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excellence(noun)

    the quality of being excellent; state of possessing good qualities in an eminent degree; exalted merit; superiority in virtue

  2. Excellence(noun)

    an excellent or valuable quality; that by which any one excels or is eminent; a virtue

  3. Excellence(noun)

    a title of honor or respect; -- more common in the form excellency

Freebase

  1. Excellence

    Excellence is a talent or quality which is unusually good and so surpasses ordinary standards. It is also used as a standard of performance.

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How to say excellence in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of excellence in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of excellence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of excellence in a Sentence

  1. Sallust:

    The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.

  2. Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.:

    Yale's greatness carries an urgent need to guard against the fall of excellence into exclusivity, of refinement into preciousness, of elegance into class and convention.

  3. Thomas J. Watson:

    If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.

  4. Chinese:

    The man of first rate excellence is virtuous in spite of instruction; he of the middle class is so after instruction; the lowest order of men are vicious in spite of instruction.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A person whose heart is broken or shaken by an unjust treatment can only attain an excellence in any profession

Images & Illustrations of excellence

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