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dɪˈstɪŋ gwɪʃtDis·tin·guished

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distinguishedadjective

    (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation

    "our distinguished professor"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. distinguishedadjective

    celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements; prestigious

    The lecture was attended by many distinguished mathematicians.

  2. distinguishedadjective

    Having a dignified appearance or demeanor

    Her father was a distinguished gentleman, albeit a poor one.

  3. distinguishedadjective

    Specified, noted.

    Let X be a topological space with a distinguished point p.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Distinguished

    of Distinguish

  2. Distinguishedadjective

    marked; special

  3. Distinguishedadjective

    separated from others by distinct difference; having, or indicating, superiority; eminent or known; illustrious; -- applied to persons and deeds

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Distinguished' in Adjectives Frequency: #828

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Distinguished in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Distinguished in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Distinguished in a Sentence

  1. The White House:

    General Keane has devoted his life to keeping America safe and strong, and he has earned many awards, including two Defense Distinguished Service Medals, five Legions of Merit,two Army Distinguished Service Medals, the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and the Ronald Reagan Peace through Strength Award.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    But, over a distinguished two-decade career, this workhorse of the Senate would prove he was anything but.

  3. Joseph Addison:

    Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.

  4. Feltham:

    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.

  5. Elizabeth Warren:

    I'm looking forward to meeting General Austin, general Austin's a man with a very distinguished career, and I'm looking forward to having a chance to talk to General Austin.

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