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Definitions for Distinguished
dɪˈstɪŋ gwɪʃtDistin·guished

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distinguished(adj)

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

    "our distinguished professor"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. distinguished(Adjective)

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

    The lecture was attended by many distinguished mathematicians.

  2. distinguished(Adjective)

    Having a dignified appearance or demeanor

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

  3. distinguished(Adjective)

    Specified, noted.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Distinguished

    of Distinguish

  2. Distinguished(adj)

    marked; special

  3. Distinguished(adj)

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

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

How to pronounce Distinguished?

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How to say Distinguished in sign language?

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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. Edward Dowden:

    Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success.

  2. Governor Asa Hutchinson:

    They need to be distinguished and separate.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    The White House has made fools of their allies in the House of Representatives in the way they've handled this, they cook up some intelligence. They bring the chairman of the committee -- a very distinguished position which he has tarnished -- they use him as a tool to tell him what they have cooked up, now you go tell the President what we have cooked up and try to represent to the American people that this is legitimate intelligence.

  4. The Hitopadesa:

    Knowledge is destroyed by associating with the base; with equals equality is gained, and with the distinguished, distinction.

  5. George Bernard Shaw:

    Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.

Images & Illustrations of Distinguished

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