(used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation
"our distinguished professor"
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"
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
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.
They need to be distinguished and separate.
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.
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.
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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- distingitCatalan, Valencian
- kunnianarvoisa, arvostettu, tunnettuFinnish
- cliùiteachScottish Gaelic
- distinto, emeritoItalian
- eminent, voortreffelijk, voornaamDutch
- видный, заданный, именитый, выдающийсяRussian
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