Definitions of distinguished

  1. Eminent; celebrated. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. set apart from other such things Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Conspicuous; eminent. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. Separated from others by being superior or extraordinary in some respect. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. Separated from others by some marked difference; conspicuous; celebrated; illustrious; eminent. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for distinguished

  1. They are distinguished by the names of the Old and the New. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  2. O, such As can not be distinguished by a word, Cold, warm, or dark or fair, bitter or kind! – Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet by Olive Tilford Dargan