Correct spelling, explanation: the word excellent is correct for the reason that it derives from Latin excellentia, developed from present participle excellellere. Ex is the word-forming element, meaning out of and cellent exists in French, and also it comes from Latin. In English, the word excellent occurred in the Middle English period and it is not changed until now. As a result, only the form excellent is correct.
Definition of excellent:
1. the adjective, meaning wonderful, awesome, perfect, and extremely good;
2. When you say that something is excellent, you indicate that it is nice and you like it,
His new book has received excellent reviews.
Joe speaks excellent Spanish.
The facilities at the hotel are excellent.
Incorrect spelling, explanation:
exellent is a misspelling because the consonant c is missing. The word stemmed from Latin excellentia as the derivation of the verb excellere. In this word there are two elements: ex meaning out of and cellere, denoting rise high. Hence, the form exellent is incorrect and the users of English should remember to write c after ex in the word excellent.
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