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Synonyms for distinctive
dɪˈstɪŋk tɪvdis·tinc·tive

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. distinctive, typicaladjective

    of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing

    "Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie; "that is typical of you!"

    Synonyms:
    classifiable, typical

    Antonyms:
    unidentifiable, uncharacteristic

  2. classifiable, distinctiveadjective

    capable of being classified

    Synonyms:
    classifiable, typical

    Antonyms:
    uncharacteristic, unidentifiable

Dictionary of English Synonymes3.7 / 3 votes

  1. distinctiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    distinguishing, discriminative, characterizing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. distinctiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    discriminative, distinguishing, characteristic

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#1287unique
#2228separate
#3598typical
#6028distinct
#7425distinguished
#8104characteristic
#10110distinctive
#19934distinguishing
#53201classifiable

How to use distinctive in a sentence?

  1. Richard Harris:

    Probably the most distinctive characteristic of the successful politician is selective cowardice.

  2. Darlene Vendegna-Guare:

    I heard the distinctive sound of a bike falling over.

  3. Paola Cerrito:

    Just like tree rings, we can look at' tooth rings' : continuously growing layers of tissue on the dental root surface, these rings are a faithful archive of an individual's physiological experiences and stressors from pregnancies and illnesses to incarcerations and menopause that all leave a distinctive permanent mark.

  4. Constable Nick Lingham:

    It is clear those responsible would have needed a large vehicle such as a flatbed truck and may have also needed to lift it by mechanical means, it is a hugely distinctive object and it is unlikely the offenders will find it that easy to sell on as scrap or to a collector. Because of its sheer size Police Constable Nick Lingham are hoping people may have seen it being transported and also asking members of the public to keep their eyes open and report anything suspicious.

  5. Michael Proffitt:

    The inclusion in OED of a number of words coined by or associated with Roald Dahl reflects both Roald Dahl influence as an author and Roald Dahl vivid and distinctive style, for many children Roald Dahl’s work is not only one of their first experiences of reading, but also their earliest exposure to the creative power of language.


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