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Definition of Excellent

Excellent

  1. Excelling; surpassing others in some good quality or the sum of qualities; of great worth; eminent, in a good sense; superior; as, an excellent man, artist, citizen, husband, discourse, book, song, etc.; excellent breeding, principles, aims, action.
  2. Superior in kind or degree, irrespective of moral quality; -- used with words of a bad significance.
  3. Excellently; eminently; exceedingly.

Excellent Quotations

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
John Lubbock

Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. - Voltaire
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
Voltaire

There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind useless.
Niccolo Machiavelli

The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Chanakya

Successful people will always tell you you can do something. It's the people who have never accomplished anything who will always discourage you from trying to achieve excellent things.
Lou Holtz
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Excellent Translations

excellent in Italian is esimio, grandioso, eccellentissimo
excellent in Latin is precipuus, palmarium, praestans prestans, eximius
excellent in Norwegian is fortreffelig, utmerket
excellent in Spanish is preeminente, insigne, sublime
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