EXCELLENCE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EXCELLENCE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
excellence
 n.  the quality of being outstanding or extremely good
 n.  an outstanding feature
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Conversely, when two consecutive princes are of rare excellence, we commonly find them achieving results which win for them enduring renown.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX.
2  And herein we recognize the excellence of this city of Rome, and of the materials whereof it was composed.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII.
3  So that the question may seem to be equally balanced, excellence on one side generally finding excellence on the other.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIII.
4  Such commands are useful in a republic, as restoring its ordinances to their original efficacy and excellence.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: Chapter XXII.—That the severity of Manlius Torquatus and ...
5  This we see in all human affairs, and the result is, that unless fortune aid us to overcome this natural and common disadvantage, we never arrive at any excellence.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXXVII.
6  The thing that impressed itself most on me in Holland was the thoroughness of the agriculture and the excellence of the Holstein cattle.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
7  This connection with the well-fed and industrious stock of early New York revealed itself in the glacial neatness of Mrs. Peniston's drawing-room and in the excellence of her cuisine.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
8  "We will not dispute concerning the excellence of the passage," returned Heyward, smiling; for, as the reader has anticipated, it was he.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
9  substitutes of inferior excellence, the catbird, so often.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
10  The cabin of Uncle Tom was a small log building, close adjoining to "the house," as the negro par excellence designates his master's dwelling.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
11  She thought her the model of all excellence and endeavoured to imitate her phraseology and manners, so that even now she often reminds me of her.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
12  The excellence of his understanding and his principles can be concealed only by that shyness which too often keeps him silent.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
13  Don't look forward to variety, but you'll have excellence.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXV
14  And so it came to pass, that the bird, while out one day, met a fellow bird, to whom he boastfully expatiated on the excellence of his household arrangements.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE MOUSE, THE BIRD, AND THE SAUSAGE
15  I often tell young ladies that no excellence in music is to be acquired without constant practice.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 31
Example Sentence: (81 in 6 pages)
16  You've certainly made an excellent job of the kitchen.
17  She was an excellent speaker, but I found her choice of topic strange.
18  His mind still seemed clear and his hearing was excellent.
19  The gallery has an excellent collection of modern art.
20  The teaching staff of this college is excellent.
21  The community benefits from having an excellent health service.
22  The house was reported to be in excellent condition.
23  Fruit should be firm and in excellent condition.
24  Angela Bassett has won critical acclaim for her excellent performance.
25  The firm has an excellent customer service department.
26  The firm has excellent customer relations.
27  He has an excellent eye for detail.
28  Finger painting is very messy but an excellent diversion.
29  Wealth may be an excellent thing, for it means power, leisure, and liberty.
30  In an otherwise excellent issue about global warming, I found Jeremy Creed's article very unconvincing.