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.
Superior in kind or degree, irrespective of moral quality; -- used with words of a bad significance.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. Voltaire
An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him. Oscar Wilde
The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil. C. S. Lewis
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness. Aristotle
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
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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