Definition Of distinguished


recognize or treat (someone or something) as different.

the child is perfectly capable of distinguishing reality from fantasy

successful, authoritative, and commanding great respect.

a distinguished American educationist

Example Of distinguished

  • "Hello, Matthew, " an equally distinguished looking woman joined the man.

  • A distinguished looking news anchor appeared onto the screen, his hair as white as the script in his hand.

  • A distinguished professor of agriculture has been selected to deliver the first Presidential University Lecture.

  • A distinguished professor of constitutional law tells me he has stopped teaching the subject.

  • A goatee instantly adds an air of distinguished maturity to one's appearance.

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