Definitions for Distinguished
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(used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation
"our distinguished professor"
distinguished, grand, imposing, magisterialadjective
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Eminent; transcendent; extraordinary.
Etymology: from distinguish.
For sins committed, with many aggravations of guilt, the furnace of wrath will be seven times hotter, and burn with a distinguished fury. John Rogers, Serm. 3.
Never on man did heav’nly favour shine
With rays so strong, distinguish’d, and divine. Alexander Pope, Odyss.
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
The numerical value of Distinguished in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Distinguished in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
These distinguished women and men who have served in uniform recognize that turning our back on diplomacy won't make our country safer; it will undermine our security and our standing in the world.
I have known Bob Mueller for 30 years, we worked closely together throughout my previous tenure at the Department of Justice under President George H.W. Bush. We've been friends since. And I have the utmost respect for Bob Mueller and Bob Mueller distinguished record of public service. And when Bob Mueller was named special counsel, I said Bob Mueller selection was' good news' and that, knowing Bob Mueller, I had confidence Bob Mueller would handle the matter properly. And I still have that confidence today.
In some dispositions there is such an envious kind of pride that they cannot endure that any but themselves should be set forth as excellent; so that when they hear one justly praised they will either openly detract from his virtues; or, if those virtues be, like a clear and shining light, eminent and distinguished, so that he cannot be safely traduced by the tongue, they will then raise a suspicion against him by a mysterious silence, as if there were something remaining to be told which overclouded even his brightest glory.
General Austin is an exceptionally qualified leader with a long and distinguished career in the U.S. military, we have China and Russia out there with capabilities that we didn’t really believe we would find ourselves with.
Few ever live to old age, and fewer still ever became distinguished, who were not in the habit of early rising.
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- distingitCatalan, Valencian
- kunnianarvoisa, arvostettu, tunnettuFinnish
- cliùiteachScottish Gaelic
- distinto, emeritoItalian
- eminent, voortreffelijk, voornaamDutch
- видный, заданный, именитый, выдающийсяRussian
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