December 28, 2009 6:21pm excellent |ËeksÉlÉnt|
extremely good; outstanding : a 3-bedroom house in excellent condition | their results are excellent.
used to indicate approval or pleasure : âWhat a lovely idea! Excellent!â
ORIGIN late Middle English (in the general sense [excelling, outstanding,] referring to either a good or bad quality): from Old French, from Latin excellent- âbeing preeminent,â from excellere (see excel ). The current appreciatory sense dates from the early 17th cent.