Excellent

Definition of Excellent

Ex´cel`lent
a.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.
To love . . .
What I see excellent in good or fair.
- Milton.
2.Superior in kind or degree, irrespective of moral quality; - used with words of a bad significance.
Their sorrows are most excellent.
- Beau. & Fl.
adv.1.Excellently; eminently; exceedingly.

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