distinguished[ dih-sting-gwisht ]SEE DEFINITION OF distinguished
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Doesn't the baron look just too distinguished beside Mr. Higbee?
They gave him a title which distinguished him from the others.
Yet not so much a slave to it, she distinguished, as to Martin's absorption in its development.
The three distinguished characters were a spendthrift, a bailiff, and a dun.
Then all was in such uproar, that no voices could be distinguished.
An insincere profession will be distinguished by partiality in its observances.
The family of Amram was distinguished by a very striking peculiarity.
What a winning singularity must have distinguished his actions!
Distinguished from the Patrician, who was a saturated solution.
He appears to think that so distinguished a criminal should have been ducked in a tank of rosewater.
c.1600, "separate," past participle adjective from distinguish. Sense of "famous, celebrated," recorded from 1714; meaning "having an air of distinction" is from 1748.
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