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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
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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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. Theodore Kyles Jr.:

    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.

  2. Komal Shah:

    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.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    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.

  4. Yamine Hermache:

    We may not visit them, and they will not come, the coronavirus has made everyone afraid, even of distinguished guests.

  5. Henry David Thoreau:

    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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