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Synonyms for distinction
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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes
A characteristic belongs to the nature or character of the person, thing, or class, and serves to identify an object; as, a copper-colored skin, high cheek-bones, and straight, black hair are characteristics of the American Indian. A sign is manifest to an observer; a mark or a characteristic may be more difficult to discover; an insensible person may show signs of life, while sometimes only close examination will disclose marks of violence. Pallor is ordinarily a mark of fear; but in some brave natures it is simply a characteristic of intense earnestness. Mark is sometimes used in a good, but often in a bad sense; we speak of the characteristic of a gentleman, the mark of a villain. Compare ATTRIBUTE; CHARACTER.
attribute, attribute, character, characteristic, feature, indication, mark, peculiarity, property, quality, sign, singularity, trace, trait
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difference, separation, dignity, eminence
unity, identity, debasement, insignificance, degradation
Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes
a discrimination between things as different and distinct
"it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation"
specialization, preeminence, note, specialisation, eminence, differentiation
eminence, distinction, preeminence, notenoun
high status importance owing to marked superiority
"a scholar of great eminence"
differentiation, annotation, tubercle, note, government note, banknote, banker's bill, preeminence, bank bill, short letter, eminence, musical note, bill, bank note, tuberosity, line, notation, tone, greenback, note of hand, promissory note, billet
a distinguishing quality
"it has the distinction of being the cheapest restaurant in town"
differentiation, preeminence, note, eminence
a distinguishing difference
"he learned the distinction between gold and lead"
differentiation, preeminence, note, eminence
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
discrimination, notation of difference
repute, reputation, celebrity, note, name, fame, renown, account, credit, respectability, eminence, superiority
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discrimination, eminence, celebrity, renown, fame, repute, prominence
indistinction, indiscrimination promiscuity, obscurity
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List of paraphrases for "distinction":
difference, differentiation, discrimination, distinctness, distinguishing, separation, distinguished, distinctions, award, honour, honours, laude
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How to use distinction in a sentence?
I make a distinction between a memoir written about your breast implants and a memoir written hopefully as a piece of literature to survive forever.
It is absolutely a good thing for immigrants to serve in the U.S. military, there is a long history of non-citizens serving with distinction in the military.
We will never love occupation, but we do have the task of separating the occupation and not confusing that with the Israeli people. Our issue is not with them. We have to make a distinction and we are trying our best to find ways to deal with the concerns.
I know there is a distinction between Black filmmakers and White filmmakers by Hollywood and by America as a whole. Black filmmakers have different obstacles, different markets, different expectations, different industry standards in expectations.
For more than 30 months, transgender troops have been serving our country openly with valor and distinction, but now the rug has been ripped out from under them, once again.
Translations for distinction
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- разли́чие, отли́чие, разликаBulgarian
- distincióCatalan, Valencian
- rozdíl, vyznamenáníCzech
- Auszeichnung, UnterschiedGerman
- ero, kunniaFinnish
- différence, distinctionFrench
- 違い, 区別Japanese
- distinksjon, forskjellNorwegian
- odznaczenie, różnica, wyróżnieniePolish
- distingibilitate, distingere, distincție, deosebire, diferențăRomanian
- ра́зница, разли́чие, отли́чие, разграниче́ниеRussian
- distinktion, skillnadSwedish
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