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Wordnet 3.0


1. very good;of the highest quality;
- Example: "made an excellent speech"
- Example: "the school has excellent teachers"
- Example: "a first-class mind"
[syn: excellent, first-class, fantabulous, splendid]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Excellent \Ex"cel*lent\, a. [F. excellent, L. excellens, -entis, p. pr. of excellere. See Excel.] 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. [1913 Webster] To love . . . What I see excellent in good or fair. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Superior in kind or degree, irrespective of moral quality; -- used with words of a bad significance. [Obs. or Ironical] "An excellent hypocrite." --Hume. [1913 Webster] Their sorrows are most excellent. --Beau. & Fl. Syn: Worthy; choice; prime; valuable; select; exquisite; transcendent; admirable; worthy. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Excellent \Ex"cel*lent\, adv. Excellently; eminently; exceedingly. [Obs.] "This comes off well and excellent." --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

excellent adj 1: very good;of the highest quality; "made an excellent speech"; "the school has excellent teachers"; "a first- class mind" [syn: excellent, first-class, fantabulous, splendid]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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