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
Recent Examples of distinguished from the Web
Some distinguished writers have occupied this position — Garry Wills, Andrew Sullivan — generally on the way to something better; and some duds have too, generally on the way to various types of literary obscurity.
Carmel's Great American Songbook Foundation has just joined a distinguished group of music museums around the world.
The Tuesday service at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in the small Polish town of Zakopane doesn’t normally have such a distinguished congregation.
Mirzakhani won the distinguished award, given every four years, in 2014 for her work on geometry and dynamical systems.
At the time, ‘the idea that someone like Lee would represent a black is by no means abnormal or unusual, though not typical,’ says Wayne Flynt, distinguished university professor emeritus at Auburn University and a friend of Harper Lee.
Washington, a second-year NFL player and a distinguished football and basketball player at Taft High School in Cincinnati, is accused of improperly carrying a concealed firearm near the Splash Park at 11320 Chester Road.
Within this once-distinguished group of timepieces, the Great Historical Clock of America was the most complex and well renowned.
A distinguished debater at Amherst College, Coolidge passed the Massachusetts Bar in 1897, and launched his political career when he was elected to the Massachusetts legislature in 1905.
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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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