excellency

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noun ex·cel·len·cy \ˈek-s(ə-)lən(t)-sē\

Definition of excellency

plural

excellencies

  1. 1 :  excellence; especially :  outstanding or valuable quality —usually used in plural so crammed, as he thinks, with excellencies — William Shakespeare

  2. 2 —used as a title for high dignitaries of state (such as a governor or an ambassador) or church (such as a Roman Catholic archbishop or bishop)

Examples of excellency in a Sentence

  1. claimed that granite has so many excellencies as material for countertops that it is well worth the high price

  2. the excellency of the violins crafted by Stradivarius is beyond dispute

15th Century

First Known Use of excellency

15th century



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