(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
He will be contesting all of these charges, and I can tell you that Councilman Jackson is Councilman Jackson with many, many years of distinguished service to the community, even before Councilman Jackson was elected to the city council.
I would not like to be distinguished as a Kenyan from a different region of the world, i am born here and a third generation Asian Kenyan. I proudly say that I am a Kenyan.
Until and unless you distinguish yourself from the crowd you can't and won't make a difference. Yes! and once you've distinguished yourself, that's when you can begin to make a remarkable or legendary difference.
We may not visit them, and they will not come, the coronavirus has made everyone afraid, even of distinguished guests.
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.
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