Distinction



noun
1.
a marking off or distinguishing as different:
His distinction of sounds is excellent.
2.
the recognizing or noting of differences; discrimination:
to make a distinction between right and wrong.
3.
a discrimination made between things as different; special regard or favoritism:
Death comes to all without distinction.
4.
condition of being different; difference:
There is a distinction between what he says and what he does.
5.
a distinguishing quality or characteristic:
It has the distinction of being the oldest house in the town.
6.
a distinguishing or treating with special honor, attention, or favor.
7.
an act of bestowing, or a mark of, honor or favor.
8.
marked superiority; note; eminence.
9.
distinguished appearance.
10.
Obsolete. division; separation.
noun
1.
the act or an instance of distinguishing or differentiating
2.
a distinguishing feature
3.
the state of being different or distinguishable
4.
special honour, recognition, or fame
5.
excellence of character; distinctive qualities: a man of distinction
6.
distinguished appearance
7.
a symbol of honour or rank

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