(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
The numerical value of distinguished in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of distinguished in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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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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