Definition of leadership
- recently assumed the leadership of the company
- a politician who lacks leadership
- leadership molds individuals into a team
- —Harold Koontz & Cyril O'Donnell
- the party leadership
a politician who lacks leadership
What this country needs is the exercise of strong leadership!
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'leadership.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
: a position as a leader of a group, organization, etc.
: the time when a person holds the position of leader
: the power or ability to lead other people
What made you want to look up leadership? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Confusing Words—A Quiz