Synonyms for excellence
ˈɛk sə lənsex·cel·lence
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The quality of being excellent; state of possessing good qualities in an eminent degree; exalted merit; superiority in virtue.
Something in which one excels.
An excellent or valuable quality; that by which any one excels or is eminent; a virtue.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Virtue (Latin virtus, primarily manly strength or courage, from vir, a man, a hero) is, in its full sense, goodness that is victorious through trial, perhaps through temptation and conflict. Goodness, the being morally good, may be much less than virtue, as lacking the strength that comes from trial and conflict, or it may be very much more than virtue, as rising sublimely above the possibility of temptation and conflict — the infantile as contrasted with the divine goodness. Virtue is distinctively human; we do not predicate it of God. Morality is conformity to the moral law in action, whether in matters concerning ourselves or others, whether with or without right principle. Honesty and probity are used especially of one's relations to his fellow men, probity being to honesty much what virtue in some respects is to goodness; probity is honesty tried and proved, especially in those things that are beyond the reach of legal requirement; above the commercial sense, honesty may be applied to the highest truthfulness of the soul to and with itself and its Maker. Integrity, in the full sense, is moral wholeness without a flaw; when used, as it often is, of contracts and dealings, it has reference to inherent character and principle, and denotes much more than superficial or conventional honesty. Honor is a lofty honesty that scorns fraud or wrong as base and unworthy of itself. Honor rises far above thought of the motto that "honesty is the best policy." Purity is freedom from all admixture, especially of that which debases; it is chastity both of heart and life, but of the life because from the heart. Duty, the rendering of what is due to any person or in any relation, is, in this connection, the fulfilment of moral obligation. Rectitude and righteousness denote conformity to the standard of right, whether in heart or act; righteousness is used especially in the religious sense. Uprightness refers especially to conduct. Virtuousness is a quality of the soul or of action; in the latter sense it is the essence of virtuous action. Compare INNOCENT; JUSTICE; RELIGION.
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chastity, duty, faithfulness, goodness, honesty, honor, integrity, justice, morality, probity, purity, rectitude, righteousness, rightness, truth, uprightness, virtue, virtuousness, worth, worthiness
the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree
an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels
"a center of manufacturing excellence"; "the use of herbs is one of the excellencies of French cuisine"
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Santiago Potes is so complete. Santiago Potes's a well-rounded human being, with the highest moral caliber, with a sense of justice, with a sense of what is excellence, and willing to sacrifice for excellence, not for show, but for excellence itself.
There is no real excellence in all this world Which can be separated from right living.
I will demand a commitment to excellence and to victory, and that is what life is all about.
Tom consistently performed at the highest level against competition that always made him the No. 1 player to stop. His pursuit of excellence was inspirational, tom was professional on and off the field, and (he) carried himself with class, integrity, and kindness. I thank Tom for his relentless pursuit of excellence and positive impact on me and the New England Patriots for 20 years.
To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character.
Translations for excellence
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- excel·lènciaCatalan, Valencian
- barr feabhaisIrish
- excellentiae, excellenceLatin
- превосходство, извонредностMacedonian
- świetność, doskonałościPolish
- xuất sắcVietnamese
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