Definition Of paragon


a person or thing regarded as a perfect example of a particular quality.

it would have taken a paragon of virtue not to feel viciously jealous

Example Of paragon

  • All disciplines have their paragons of the past to emulate.

  • And Chinese manufacturers are hardly paragons of energy efficiency.

  • Asylum-seekers are subject to human nature, just like the rest of us, and not every single one is going to be a paragon of virtue.

  • But Cedric the Entertainer steals the show as Eddie, the ancient barber who is a paragon of political incorrectness.

  • But Nestlé and other paragons of corporate excellence are only half the picture.

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