possessing outstanding quality or superior merit; remarkably good.
Archaic. extraordinary; superior.
- ex·cel·lent·ly, adverb
- su·per·ex·cel·lent, adjective
- su·per·ex·cel·lent·ly, adverb
- un·ex·cel·lent, adjective
- un·ex·cel·lent·ly, adverb
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How to use excellent in a sentence
I would like to recommend Philippe C-’s excellent simulation, which gives you a visual sense of how the configuration grows.How to Solve Our Three John Conway-Inspired Puzzles | Pradeep Mutalik | November 20, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
Andy has excellent command, obviously, of the whole operation.Cowboys QB Andy Dalton says covid-19 ‘hit me hard’ after concussion | Des Bieler | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
It is a 24,000 square foot dance club that offers excellent music, a moveable laser light show, and a wide selection of beverages.
The Air’s keyboard feels great, the screen has improved color reproduction, and the whole package feels generally excellent.Apple’s M1 chip makes the new MacBook Air shockingly good | Stan Horaczek | November 18, 2020 | Popular-Science
It’s quite apparent that user-generated content is an excellent way of generating traction and boosting conversion rates.Harness the power of integrated CRO and social media | Ricky Wang | November 17, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
We now and then came upon some portions of the road, the work of public offenders, that were most excellently constructed.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
If half the seats were empty, situated excellently though they may be, you wouldn't catch any respectable weasle asleep on them.
In Vauxhall-road there is another large, excellently built school belonging to the same Church, and set apart for boys.
It is wide, lofty, has a fine calm majestic look, and is excellently arranged.
Easy communications between the two camps were preserved by an excellently constructed bridge.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
British Dictionary definitions for excellent
exceptionally good; extremely meritorious; superior
- excellently, adverb
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