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>
Origin and Etymology of distinguished
First Known Use: 1714
Synonym Discussion of distinguished
DISTINGUISHED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of distinguished for English Language Learners
: known by many people because of some quality or achievement
: making someone seem important and worth respect
DISTINGUISHED Defined for Kids
Definition of distinguished for Students
: widely known and admired <a distinguished scientist>
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