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dɪˈstɪŋ gwɪʃtdis·tin·guished

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distinguishedadjective

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

    "our distinguished professor"

  2. distinguished, grand, imposing, magisterialadjective

    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. distinguishedadjective

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

    The lecture was attended by many distinguished mathematicians.

  2. distinguishedadjective

    Having a dignified appearance or demeanor

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

  3. distinguishedadjective

    Specified, noted.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Distinguished

    of Distinguish

  2. Distinguishedadjective

    marked; special

  3. Distinguishedadjective

    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

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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. Arthur C. Clarke:

    If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible, he is almost certainly right but if he says that it is impossible, he is very probably wrong.

  2. Governor Asa Hutchinson:

    They need to be distinguished and separate.

  3. Keir Starmer:

    Prince Philip dedicated his life to our country - from a distinguished career in the Royal Navy during the Second World War to his decades of service as the Duke of Edinburgh. However, he will be remembered most of all for his extraordinary commitment and devotion to The Queen.

  4. Elizabeth Warren:

    I'm looking forward to meeting General Austin, general Austin's a man with a very distinguished career, and I'm looking forward to having a chance to talk to General Austin.

  5. The White House:

    General Keane has devoted his life to keeping America safe and strong, and he has earned many awards, including two Defense Distinguished Service Medals, five Legions of Merit,two Army Distinguished Service Medals, the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and the Ronald Reagan Peace through Strength Award.

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