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Definition of "excellence" []

  • The state, quality, or condition of excelling; superiority. (noun)
  • Something in which one excels. (noun)
  • Excellency. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "excellence" in a sentence
  • "Alas, two of the destinations were anything but recommendations, and both reminded me of Joseph Epstein's observation: Delight in excellence is easily confused with snobbery by the ignorant."
  • "Delight in excellence is easily confused with snobbery by the ignorant."
  • ""Delight in excellence is easily confused with snobbery by the ignorant.""