Definition of quality :
1. An acquired trait; accomplishment; acquisition.
2. Special or temporary character; profession; occupation; assumed or asserted rank, part, or position.
3. Superior birth or station; high rank; elevated character.
4. That which makes, or helps to make, anything such as it is; anything belonging to a subject, or predicable of it; distinguishing property, characteristic, or attribute; peculiar power, capacity, or virtue; distinctive trait; as, the tones of a flute differ from those of a violin in quality; the great quality of a statesman.
5. The condition of being of such and such a sort as distinguished from others; nature or character relatively considered, as of goods; character; sort; rank.
whole step, over, banner, pure tone, champion, value, topnotch, stature, fiber, persona, case, musical note, superb, calibre, upper crust, feel, savor, tincture, dandy, reference, repute, theatrical role, character reference, prize, merit, tone, first-rate, nature, class, fine, patriciate, essence, terrific, character, rank, be, tophole, great, eccentric, virtue, superior, group, spirit, place, worth, gauge, A-one, topflight, excellence, good, select, endowment, splendid, part, timberland, role, top, point, woodland, lumber, stage, grapheme, smell, look, type, ace, upper-class, aristocracy, note, first-class, flower, tone of voice, kind, whole tone, timbre, gentry, fictional character, tiptop, bully, society, forest, feeling, timber, capital, fibre, nobility, choice, excellent, blue blood, shade, bore, lineament, tint, graphic symbol, elite, swell, tonus, prime, refinement, boss, tonicity, variety, flavour, fictitious character, brag, blue-ribbon, attribute, gentility
degree (part of speech: noun)
specialty (part of speech: noun)
flavor, specialty, definiteness, idiosyncrasy, hallmark, quirk, figure, difference, peculiarity, cachet, mark, individuality, mannerism, characteristic, way, stamp, particularity, trait, keynote, feature, discriminant, specialization, forte
situation (part of speech: noun)
configuration, style, ambience, circumstance, state, modality, position, environment, situation, layout, spot, condition, mode, disposition, arrangement, post, placement, scene, site, standing, property, formation, station, aspect, location, status
- He possessed any amount of confidence, which is a good or bad quality according to circumstances. - "The Princess of the School", Angela Brazil.
- Frank Jervaise showed his true quality on that occasion. - "The Jervaise Comedy", J. D. Beresford.
- He died early, but left a number of pictures remarkable for their fine " fat" quality and their beautiful color. - "A Text-Book of the History of Painting", John C. Van Dyke.