Synonyms and Antonyms of distinctive
1 being not of the same kind <she seems to alternate between two distinctive hairstyles> Synonyms disparate, dissimilar, distant, distinct, different, distinguishable, diverse, nonidentical, other, unalike, unlikeRelated Words divers, miscellaneous, mixed, several, sundry, variant, varied, various; differentiable, discriminable; alternate, alternative, individual, particular, peculiar, single; disproportionate, divergent, unequalNear Antonyms equal, selfsame; equivalent, tantamount; akin, analogous, comparable, homological, homologous, related; homogeneous, homogenous, uniformAntonyms alike, identical, indistinguishable, kin, kindred, like, parallel, same, similar
2 serving to identify as belonging to an individual or group <the distinctive odor of a barnyard> Synonyms classic, diagnostic (also diagnostical), discriminating, distinct, characteristic, distinguishing, identifying, individual, peculiar, proper, symptomatic, typicalRelated Words idiosyncratic; identifiable, pronounced, unmistakable; general, generic; common, normal, regular, usual; especial, particular, special, specific; archetypal (also archetypical), model, paradigmaticAntonyms atypical, nontypical, uncharacteristic, untypical
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