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Definition 1: the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree - [noun denoting attribute]

(excellence is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

(... is a kind of excellence ) admirable excellence

(... is a kind of excellence ) splendid or imposing in size or appearance

"the grandness of the architecture" "impressed by the richness of the flora"

(... is a kind of excellence ) the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste

"a man of intellectual refinement" "he is remembered for his generosity and civilization"

Definition 2: an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where excellence or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a center of manufacturing excellence
  • the use of herbs is one of the excellencies of French cuisine

Synonyms for excellence in the sense of this definition

(excellence is a kind of ...) a prominent attribute or aspect of something

"the map showed roads and other features" "generosity is one of his best characteristics"

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