- (formal) A title of respect used when addressing heads of state, heads of government, governors, ambassadors, certain ecclesiastics, royalty, and others holding equivalent rank.
- This is the second-person form of address. Verbs used with this pronoun as the subject are conjugated in the third person. The forms used in the third person are His Excellency (male) and Her Excellency (female).
- Those addressed as Excellency are heads of state, heads of government, governors, ambassadors, certain ecclesiastics, royalty, and others holding equivalent rank (e.g., heads of international organizations, high commissioners in the Commonwealth of Nations) and the FIFA President.
- The exact forms of address vary somewhat from country to country.
|Third person - female (Her)||Third person - male (His)||Second person (Your)||Third person - plural (Their)|
|Her Britannic Majesty||His Britannic Majesty||Your Britannic Majesty|
|Her Excellency||His Excellency||Your Excellency|
|Her Highness||His Highness||Your Highness|
|Her Imperial Highness||His Imperial Highness||Your Imperial Highness|
|Her Imperial Majesty||His Imperial Majesty||Your Imperial Majesty|
|Her Maj||His Maj||Your Maj|
|Her Majesty||His Majesty||Your Majesty||Their Majesties|
|Her Royal Highness||His Royal Highness||Your Royal Highness|
|Her Royal Majesty||His Royal Majesty||Your Royal Majesty|