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excellence

ex·cel·lence

excellence

 
 
pronunciation:
ek s lihns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the fact or state of being extremely good or of high quality.
The academic excellence of the university is well-known.We're proud of the excellence of our products.Her excellence as a teacher is finally being acknowledged.
synonyms:
distinction, greatness, merit, quality, superiority, worth
antonyms:
faultiness, inferiority, shoddiness
similar words:
supremacy, value, virtue
definition 2: a mark or feature of superiority.
His final opera is one of many excellences.
antonyms:
fault, flaw
similar words:
advantage, asset, merit, plus, virtue