Simple Definition of distinguished
: known by many people because of some quality or achievement
: making someone seem important and worth respect
Full Definition of distinguished
1 : marked by eminence, distinction, or excellence <distinguished leadership>
2 : befitting an eminent person <a distinguished setting>
Examples of distinguished in a sentence
She is distinguished for her achievements in genetic research.
<heads turned as the well-dressed, distinguished couple strode through the hotel lobby>
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DISTINGUISHED Defined for Kids
Definition of distinguished for Students
: widely known and admired <a distinguished scientist>
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