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1. excellence

noun. ['ˈɛksələns'] the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree.

Synonyms

  • refinement
  • civilization
  • richness
  • quality
  • magnificence
  • civilisation
  • admirableness
  • grandness
  • wonderfulness
  • admirability

Antonyms

  • scarcity
  • poverty
  • fruitlessness
  • wholesomeness

Etymology

  • excellentia (Latin)
  • excellens (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Excellence

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

How do you pronounce excellence?

Pronounce excellence as ˈɛksələns.

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How do you spell excellence? Is it excellance ?

A common misspelling of excellence is excellance

Example sentences of the word excellence


1. Noun, singular or mass
An example of this may be a commitment to customer service excellence or the fair treatment of all people.

Quotes containing the word excellence


1. Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
- Mario Andretti

2. Life's like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

3. No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
- Charles Kendall Adams

2. excellence

noun. ['ˈɛksələns'] an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels.

Synonyms

  • feature
  • excellency

Antonyms

  • generality
  • fruitfulness
  • naivete

Etymology

  • excellentia (Latin)
  • excellens (Latin)
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