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greatness

Syllabification: great·ness
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrātnəs
 
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Definition of greatness in English:

noun

The quality of being great, distinguished, or eminent: Elgar’s greatness as a composer
More example sentences
  • 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.
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