And he provided a quality of leadership that made a lot of resisters accept the new reality.
But no contemporary exception is quite so striking, in breadth, variety, and quality, as the written work of Winston Churchill.
Porsche apart, the German sedans have another German quality: Boring.
The last court proceeding for the West Memphis Three seemed to have an Alice in Wonderland quality about it.
His decision reflected a quality—largely extinct in show business now—called integrity.
There is a quality which we recognize as "doggy," and as something distinctive.
Their names often signified some quality of a horse; as Leucippus, a white horse, &c.
To begin with, the quality of the letters has to be considered.
Having never tasted it, I can bear no testimony to its quality.
Cannon did not suffer from any disappointment as to the quality of the liquor.
c.1300, "temperament, character, disposition," from Old French qualite "quality, nature, characteristic" (12c., Modern French qualité), from Latin qualitatem (nominative qualitas) "a quality, property; nature, state, condition" (said [Tucker, etc.] to have been coined by Cicero to translate Greek poiotes), from qualis "what kind of a," from PIE pronomial base *kwo- (see who).
Meaning "degree of goodness" is late 14c. Meaning "social rank, position" is c.1400. Noun phrase quality time first recorded 1977. Quality of life is from 1943. Quality control first attested 1935.