Definitions for excellent
ˈɛk sə ləntex·cel·lent
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word excellent.
excellent, first-class, fantabulous, splendidadjective
very good;of the highest quality
"made an excellent speech"; "the school has excellent teachers"; "a first-class mind"
Of the highest quality; splendid.
Exceptionally good of its kind.
Etymology: From Latin excellens, present participle of excello
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: excellens, Latin.
Arts and sciences are excellent, in order to certain ends. Tayl.
He is excellent in power and in judgment. Job xxxvii. 23.
Excellent is an adjective that refers to something or someone being extremely good, superior, or of high quality. It indicates the possession of outstanding or exceptional qualities, features, abilities, or performance. It can also describe an action or output that surpasses ordinary standards or expectations.
excelling; surpassing others in some good quality or the sum of qualities; of great worth; eminent, in a good sense; superior; as, an excellent man, artist, citizen, husband, discourse, book, song, etc.; excellent breeding, principles, aims, action
superior in kind or degree, irrespective of moral quality; -- used with words of a bad significance
excellently; eminently; exceedingly
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Excellent is ranked #65593 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Excellent surname appeared 302 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Excellent.
91.7% or 277 total occurrences were Black.
4.3% or 13 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.9% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.6% or 5 total occurrences were White.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'excellent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1617
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'excellent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1300
Rank popularity for the word 'excellent' in Adjectives Frequency: #186
The numerical value of excellent in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of excellent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Why doesn't DOS ever say 'EXCELLENT command or filename'
Accuse not nature, she hath done her partDo thou but thine, and be not diffidentOf wisdom, she deserts thee not, if thouDismiss not her, when most thou needest her nigh,By attributing overmuch to thingsLess excellent, as thou thyself perceivest.
There are three classes of intellects one which comprehends by itself another which appreciates what others comprehend and a third which neither comprehends by itself nor by the showing of others the first is the most excellent, the second is good, and the third is useless.
The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practised, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good. . . . God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself.
Hillary Clinton is an excellent debater, she is excellent, crisp, knows the substance up and down, is very good in the back and forth.
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- فاخر, ممتازArabic
- выдатны, цудоўныBelarusian
- отличен, превъзходенBulgarian
- উৎকৃষ্ট, ফাটাফাটিBengali
- excel·lentCatalan, Valencian
- vynikající, výtečnýCzech
- hervorragend, ausgezeichnet, großartigGerman
- άριστος, υπέροχος, θαυμάσιος, έξοχοςGreek
- erinomainen, loistavaFinnish
- air leth, math dha-rìribhScottish Gaelic
- श्रेष्ठ, उत्कृष्ट, उम्दाHindi
- kiváló, kitűnőHungarian
- 偉い, 優れた, 優良, 素晴らしいJapanese
- ჩინებული, საუცხოოGeorgian
- 훌륭하다, 우수한, 완벽하다Korean
- excellent, voortreffelijk, uitmuntend, uitstekendDutch
- storartet, utmerketNorwegian
- doskonały, świetnyPolish
- غورهPashto, Pushto
- excelentă, excelentRomanian
- великолепный, превосходный, отменный, отличный, чудесный, отличноRussian
- odličan, одличанSerbo-Croatian
- відмінно, чудовий, відміннийUkrainian
- xuất sắc, tuyệt vờiVietnamese
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