Definitions for distinguisheddɪˈstɪŋ gwɪʃt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word distinguished
(used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation
"our distinguished professor"
distinguished, grand, imposing, magisterial(adj)
used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person
"his distinguished bearing"; "the monarch's imposing presence"; "she reigned in magisterial beauty"
celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements; prestigious
The lecture was attended by many distinguished mathematicians.
Having a dignified appearance or demeanor
Her father was a distinguished gentleman, albeit a poor one.
Let X be a topological space with a distinguished point p.
separated from others by distinct difference; having, or indicating, superiority; eminent or known; illustrious; -- applied to persons and deeds
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Rank popularity for the word 'distinguished' in Adjectives Frequency: #828
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They need to be distinguished and separate.
Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success.
But, over a distinguished two-decade career, this workhorse of the Senate would prove he was anything but.
Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression.
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