(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
Examples of distinguished in a Sentence
There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism.
With Tidjane Thiam, a strong and distinguished leader with an impressive track record in the global financial services industry will take the helm of our bank.
We think that it wouldn't be right for us to do fact checks for politicians, i certainly think our policies have distinguished us from some of the other tech companies in terms of being stronger on free expression and giving people a voice.
Officer Olsen is a distinguished member of the police department who has never been accused of using excessive force and has never previously discharged his firearm in the line of duty, when this case is presented in a fair manner to a jury in an open courtroom, Officer Olsen will be fully exonerated.
Until you distinguish yourself from the crowd you can't/won't make a difference. Yes! and once you've distinguished yourself, that's when you can begin to make a remarkable/legendary difference.
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