Dictionary

excellence

noun ex·cel·lence \ˈek-s(ə-)lən(t)s\

: extremely high quality

Full Definition of EXCELLENCE

1
:  the quality of being excellent
2
:  an excellent or valuable quality :  virtue
3
:  excellency 2

Examples of EXCELLENCE

  1. The school is known for the excellence of its teachers.
  2. an award for academic excellence
  3. setting a high standard of excellence

First Known Use of EXCELLENCE

14th century

Browse

3 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: excellencyPrevious Word in the Dictionary: excelAll Words Near: excellence
May 29, 2015
bodacious Hear it
unmistakable, remarkable, or voluptuous
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears