English-Norwegian translation of quality

Translation of the word quality from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

quality in Norwegian

goodsnoun kvalitet [u]
  personnoun drag [n], særtrekk [n], utmerkende egenskap [u], egenskap [u]
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Examples with translation
These fields produce good quality crops.
The ability to work hard is an admirable quality, but the ability to relax is equally important.
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Definitions of quality
1. quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  attribute an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
  visual aspect, appearance the act of appearing in public view; "the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"; "it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America"
  attractiveness, attraction sexual allure
  uncloudedness, clarity, clearness free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
  opaqueness, opacity the quality of being opaque to a degree; the degree to which something reduces the passage of light
  divisibility the quality of being divisible; the capacity to be divided into parts or divided among a number of persons
  easiness, simpleness, ease, simplicity the quality of being easy in behavior or style; "there was an easiness between them"; "a natural easiness of manner"
  difficultness, difficulty the quality of being difficult; "they agreed about the difficulty of the climb"
  burnability, combustibility, combustibleness the quality of being capable of igniting and burning
  suitability, suitableness the quality of having the properties that are right for a specific purpose; "an important requirement is suitability for long trips"
  arability the quality of land that is appropriate for cultivation
  impressiveness the quality of making a strong or vivid impression on the mind
  navigability the quality of being suitable for the passage of a ship or aircraft
  neediness the quality of needing attention and affection and reassurance to a marked degree; "he recognized her neediness but had no time to respond to it"
  distressingness, painfulness the quality of being painful; "she feared the painfulness of childbirth"
  piquance, piquancy, piquantness the quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting
  publicity the quality of being open to public view; "the publicity of the court room"
  spinnability the quality of being suitable for spinning or the capability of being spun (used of textile fibers)
  unsuitability, unsuitableness, ineptness the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
  protectiveness the quality of providing protection; "statistical evidence for the protectiveness of vaccination"
  nature the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions; "it is his nature to help others"
  humanness, humanity, manhood the quality of being human; "he feared the speedy decline of all manhood"
  aura, atmosphere, air an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
  excellence the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree
  ultimate the finest or most superior quality of its kind; "the ultimate in luxury"
  characteristic a distinguishing quality
  salability, salableness the quality of being salable or marketable
  changeability, changeableness the quality of being changeable; having a marked tendency to change; "the changeableness of the weather"
  unchangeability, unchangeableness, unchangingness, changelessness the quality of being unchangeable; having a marked tendency to remain unchanged
  sameness the quality of being alike; "sameness of purpose kept them together"
  difference the quality of being unlike or dissimilar; "there are many differences between jazz and rock"
  sure thing, certainty, foregone conclusion something that is certain; "his victory is a certainty"
  probability the quality of being probable; a probable event or the most probable event; "for a while mutiny seemed a probability"; "going by past experience there was a high probability that the visitors were lost"
  uncertainness, precariousness, uncertainty extreme dangerousness
  factuality, factualness the quality of being actual or based on fact; "the realm of factuality must be distinguished from the realm of imagination"
  counterfactuality the quality of being contrary to fact
  corporality, corporeality, physicalness, materiality the quality of being physical; consisting of matter
  incorporeality, immateriality the quality of not being physical; not consisting of matter
  particularity, specialness the quality of being particular and pertaining to a specific case or instance; "the particularity of human situations"
  generality the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability
  simpleness, simplicity the quality of being simple or uncompounded; "the simplicity of a crystal"
  complexity, complexness the quality of being intricate and compounded; "he enjoyed the complexity of modern computers"
  regularity the quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate; "he was famous for the regularity of his habits"
  unregularity, irregularity not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; at irregular intervals
  mobility the quality of moving freely
  immobility the quality of not moving
  pleasantness, sweetness the quality of giving pleasure; "he was charmed by the sweetness of her manner"; "the pleasantness of a cool breeze on a hot summer day"
  unpleasantness the quality of giving displeasure; "the recent unpleasantness of the weather"
  believability, credibility, credibleness the quality of being believable or trustworthy
  incredibility, incredibleness the quality of being incredible
  logicality, logicalness correct and valid reasoning
  illogic, illogicality, illogicalness, inconsequence invalid or incorrect reasoning
  naturalness the likeness of a representation to the thing represented; "engineers strove to increase the naturalness of recorded music"
  unnaturalness the quality of being unnatural or not based on natural principles
  vertu, virtu objet d'art collectively (especially fine antiques)
  wholesomeness the quality of being beneficial and generally good for you
  unwholesomeness, morbidness, morbidity the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you
  satisfactoriness the quality of giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement
  unsatisfactoriness the quality of being inadequate or unsuitable
  ordinariness, mundaneness, mundanity the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
  extraordinariness the quality of being extraordinary and not commonly encountered
  ethnicity an ethnic quality or affiliation resulting from racial or cultural ties; "ethnicity has a strong influence on community status relations"
  foreignness, curiousness, strangeness the quality of being alien or not native; "the strangeness of a foreigner"
  nativeness the quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin
  originality the quality of being new and original (not derived from something else)
  unoriginality the quality of being unoriginal
  correctness, rightness conformity to fact or truth
  incorrectness, wrongness the quality of not conforming to fact or truth
  accuracy, truth the quality of being near to the true value; "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"
  accuracy the quality of being near to the true value; "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"
  inaccuracy the quality of being inaccurate and having errors
  distinction a distinguishing difference; "he learned the distinction between gold and lead"
  popularity the quality of being widely admired or accepted or sought after; "his charm soon won him affection and popularity"; "the universal popularity of American movies"
  unpopularity the quality of lacking general approval or acceptance
  lawfulness the quality of conforming to law
  unlawfulness the quality of failing to conform to law
  elegance a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste; "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"
  elegance a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste; "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"
  inelegance the quality of lacking refinement and good taste
  urbanity the quality or character of life in a city or town; "there is an important difference between rusticity and urbanity"
  comprehensibility, understandability the quality of comprehensible language or thought
  expressiveness the quality of being expressive
  incomprehensibility the quality of being incomprehensible
  humaneness the quality of compassion or consideration for others (people or animals)
  inhumaneness, inhumanity the quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others
  morality concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct
  immorality the quality of not being in accord with standards of right or good conduct; "the immorality of basing the defense of the West on the threat of mutual assured destruction"
  amorality the quality of being amoral
  divinity the quality of being divine; "ancient Egyptians believed in the divinity of the Pharaohs"
  holiness, sanctitude, sanctity the quality of being holy
  ideality the quality of being ideal
  unholiness the quality of being unholy
  parental quality a quality appropriate to a parent
  faithfulness, fidelity accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal
  infidelity, unfaithfulness the quality of being unfaithful
  mundaneness, mundanity, worldliness, sophistication concern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs; "he disliked the worldliness of many bishops around him"
  naiveness, naivete, naivety lack of sophistication or worldliness
  hardness the quality of being difficult to do; "he assigned a series of problems of increasing hardness"; "the ruggedness of his exams caused half the class to fail"
  penetrability, perviousness the quality of being penetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
  imperviousness, impenetrability incomprehensibility by virtue of being too dense to understand
  soapiness the quality of being soap or being covered with soap; "she could smell the soapiness of the doctor's hands"
  fibrosity, fibrousness the quality of being fibrous
  directiveness, directivity the property of a microphone or antenna of being more sensitive in one direction than in another; "the antenna received signals with no directivity"
  extremeness the quality of being extreme
  stuffiness, closeness the quality of being close and poorly ventilated
  adequacy, sufficiency the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"
  worth the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful
  ineptitude, worthlessness having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful; "the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness"
  goodness, good moral excellence or admirableness; "there is much good to be found in people"
  bad, badness that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency; "take the bad with the good"
  fruitfulness, fecundity the quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth
  aridity, barrenness, fruitlessness a deficiency of moisture (especially when resulting from a permanent absence of rainfall)
  usefulness, utility the service (electric power or water or transportation) provided by a public utility; "the cost of utilities never decreases"; "all the utilities were lost after the hurricane"
  inutility, unusefulness, uselessness the quality of having no practical use
  asset, plus a useful or valuable quality
  constructiveness the quality of serving to build or improve
  destructiveness the quality of causing destruction
  positivism, positiveness, positivity the form of empiricism that bases all knowledge on perceptual experience (not on intuition or revelation)
  negativism, negativeness, negativity an amount less than zero
  occidentalism the quality or customs or mannerisms characteristic of Western civilizations
  orientalism the quality or customs or mannerisms characteristic of Asian civilizations; "orientalisms can be found in Mozart's operas"
  powerfulness, power possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"
  ability the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
  powerlessness, impotence, impotency the quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble
  inability, unfitness lacking the power to perform
  romanticism, romance impractical romantic ideals and attitudes
  domesticity domestic activities or life; "making a hobby of domesticity"
  boundlessness, infiniteness, limitlessness, unboundedness, infinitude the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit
  boundedness, finiteness, finitude the quality of being finite
  measurability, quantifiability the quality of being measurable
  solubility the quality of being soluble and easily dissolved in liquid
  insolubility the quality of being insoluble and difficult to dissolve in liquid
  stuff miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff"
  hot stuff, voluptuousness the quality of being popular; "skiing is hot stuff in New Hampshire"
  humor, humour the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous; "she didn't appreciate my humor"; "you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor"
  poignancy, pathos a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow); "the film captured all the pathos of their situation"
  tone (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages; "the Beijing dialect uses four tones"
  brachycephalism, brachycephaly the quality of being brachycephalic
  dolichocephalism, dolichocephaly the quality of being dolichocephalic
  relativity the quality of being relative and having significance only in relation to something else
  responsiveness the quality of being responsive; reacting quickly; as a quality of people, it involves responding with emotion to people and events
  unresponsiveness, deadness the quality of being unresponsive; not reacting; as a quality of people, it is marked by a failure to respond quickly or with emotion to people or events; "she began to recover from her numb unresponsiveness after the accident"; "in an instant all the deadness and withdrawal were wiped away"
  subjectivism the quality of being subjective
  snootiness the quality of being snooty; "he disliked his neighbors' snootiness"
  ulteriority the quality of being ulterior; "their conversation was limited to ulteriorities"; "a terrible feeling of ulteriority"; "his stories were too susceptible to ulteriority"
  memorability the quality of being worth remembering; "continuous change results in lack of memorability"; "true memorability of phrase"
  woodsiness, woodiness the quality of abounding in trees
  waxiness the quality of being made of wax or covered with wax
2. quality - a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; "each town has a quality all its own"; "the radical character of our demands"
  character, lineament
  attribute, dimension, property an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
  texture the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance); "breadfruit has the same texture as bread"; "sand of a fine grain"; "fish with a delicate flavor and texture"; "a stone of coarse grain"
3. quality - a degree or grade of excellence or worth; "the quality of students has risen"; "an executive of low caliber"
  caliber, calibre
  degree, level, grade a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate grade of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree"
  high quality, superiority the quality of being superior
  low quality, inferiority an inferior quality
4. quality - high social status; "a man of quality"
  social rank, social station, social status, rank position in a social hierarchy; "the British are more aware of social status than Americans are"
1. quality - of high social status; "people of quality"; "a quality family"
  upper-class occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society
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