noun, plural ex·cel·len·cies.
Origin of excellency
Related Words for excellencydignity, talent, integrity, value, benefit, excellence, virtue, stature, quality, worthiness, supremacy, evolution, accomplishment, precision, ideal, superiority, purity, fulfillment, transcendence, kind
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Contemporary Examples of excellency
Now the correspondents brazenly asked the president for permission to “dedicate it to your excellency.”How a Racist Newspaper Defeated Lincoln in New York in the 1864 Election
May 2, 2013
Quite how a full-scale civil war can avoid being “politicized,” His Excellency failed to enlighten the chamber.The U.N. Session on Censuring Syria Brings Out the World’s Thugs
August 11, 2012
Historical Examples of excellency
It has doubly convinced me of the excellency of your mind, and of the honour of your disposition.Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)
I should like especially to mention him for His Excellency's consideration.The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Sir Winston S. Churchill
I tell you, Excellency, that the time will come in this land when those Commons will be king.
"I see that you know his Excellency," remarked d'Aguilar drily.
The window is securely fastened, your Excellency, unless he breaks the glass.Jennie Baxter, Journalist
noun plural -lencies or -lences
"high rank," c.1200, from Latin excellentia (see excellence); as a title of honor it dates from early 14c.