Meaning of excellence


Excellence means greatness — the very best. Achieving excellence is never easy to do.

Excellence is a quality that people really appreciate, because it’s so hard to find. Excellence is the quality of excelling, of being truly the best at something. Getting an A+ shows excellence. Michael Jordan’s basketball career was filled with excellence. We love Picasso and Shakespeare for their excellence. When you see excellence, you should appreciate the work that went into it. So much in the world falls short of excellence.

Definitions of excellence
  1. noun

    the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree

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    admirability, admirableness, wonderfulness

    admirable excellence
    grandness, impressiveness, magnificence, richness

    splendid or imposing in size or appearance
    civilisation, civilization, refinement

    the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste
    expansiveness, expansivity

    a quality characterized by magnificence of scale or the tendency to expand
    loftiness, majesty, stateliness

    impressiveness in scale or proportion
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    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

  2. noun

    an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels

    “a center of manufacturing


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    characteristic, feature

    a prominent attribute or aspect of something

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