What does distinguished mean?

Definitions for distinguished
dɪˈstɪŋ gwɪʃtdis·tin·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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Robert Hutchins:

    There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism.

  2. Credit Suisse Chairman Urs Rohner:

    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.

  3. Mark Zuckerberg:

    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.

  4. Don Samuel:

    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.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of distinguished

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