(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
Trump's continuing ethnic slurs and rants against everyone, including a distinguished federal judge, I think makes my point rather conclusively.
Sgt. McKenna was an extraordinary young man with a big heart and a dedicated, distinguished soldier, ?We are forever indebted to Sgt. McKenna for his service and sacrifice.
These distinguished women and men who have served in uniform recognize that turning our back on diplomacy won't make our country safer; it will undermine our security and our standing in the world.
The speaker of The House says that Senate Republicans refuses to accept this acquittal, whatever that means. Perhaps Senate Republicans will tear up the verdict like Senate Republicans tore up the State of the Union address. So I would ask my distinguished colleagues across the aisle, is this really, really where you want to go ?
The charges in the indictment against Congressman Chaka Fattah are deeply saddening, congressman Fattah has been a tireless and effective advocate for America's hard-working families across more than 20 years of distinguished service in the House.
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