What does distinguished mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term distinguished:


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
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say distinguished in sign language?

  1. distinguished

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. Governor Asa Hutchinson:

    They need to be distinguished and separate.

  2. Joseph Addison:

    Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.

  3. Edward Dowden:

    Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success.

  4. Joe Biden:

    Thus far, my distinguished friend, the senator on my left, has not said how she's going to pay for it.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    But, over a distinguished two-decade career, this workhorse of the Senate would prove he was anything but.

Images & Illustrations of distinguished

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