Definition for Quality (qualities)

quality (qualities), n. [ME < Fr. < L. quālis, of what kind.] (webplay: color, comparative, high, light, nature, obtained, sun).

  1. Caliber; merit; worthiness; degree of excellence.
  2. Feeling; spirit; [fig.] flavor.
  3. Nature; character; essence.
  4. Element; hint; feeling; perception.
  5. Characteristic; attribute; inherent trait; perceivable property.
  6. Superiority; high rank; noble station.

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