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Entry Word: excellence
Function: noun
Text: 1 exceptionally high quality <the annual awards honor excellence in children's literature>
Synonyms distinction, excellency, greatness, preeminence, superbness, superiority, supremacy
Related Words faultlessness, flawlessness, impeccability, perfection; goodness, value, worth; consequence, importance, notability
Near Antonyms averageness, badness, inferiority, mediocrity, ordinariness, worthlessness
2 a quality that gives something special worth <the particular excellence of down in clothing and sleeping bags is its lightness>
Synonyms distinction, excellency, merit, value, virtue
Related Words advantage, edge, superiority
Near Antonyms blemish, defect, failing, fault, flaw
Antonyms deficiency