The quality of being great; eminence or distinction: Elgar’s greatness as a composer
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- Whatever his personal qualities, greatness inevitably accrues to such a man.
- Rather, he was given the qualities needed to achieve greatness and made the most of them.
- Perhaps we should make a distinction here between greatness and excellence.
eminence, distinction, pre-eminence, illustriousness, lustre, repute, reputation, status, standing, high standing;
brilliance, genius, prowess, talent, expertise, expertness, mastery, artistry, virtuosity, flair, skill, skilfulness, finesse, panache, power, adeptness, proficiency;
grandeur, grandness, magnificence, impressiveness, splendour, gloriousness, glory, majesty, loftiness
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