distinctness distinctness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the quality of being sharp and clear
  2. (n) the state of being several and distinct
  3. (n) the quality of being not alike; being distinct or different from that otherwise experienced or known

Usage(s):

  1. Already Berliners with radio sets can hear with perfect distinctness Communist propaganda broadcast in German from Moscow three times a week.
  2. The distinctness with which this space could be seen on the ground-glass screen became one of the yardsticks of early television reception.
  3. These gave a startling effect of studied, textural distinctness.

News

  • Who is the most indispensable Titan?

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Who is the most indispensable Titan? Not the presumptive team MVP. Not the guy they can least afford to lose. Who’s the most distinct guy, the one who the team would have to alter its schemes without? Here are the four I think qualify for the list, in the order of their distinctness: RB Chris Johnson: There is one guy on the Titans who an opponent has to account for at all ...
    on August 27, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

Quotes

  1. When asked about his vision for music in India, Chaurasia said, "I hope music in India remains untouched by western influence and maintain its quality and distinctness forever."
    on Feb 7, 2008 By: Hariprasad Chaurasia Source: NDTV.com

  2. Abraham Lincoln, who understood the practical dilemma faced by the founders, said this about the Declaration of Independence, "The founders intended to include all men......and they defined with tolerable distinctness in what respect they considered...
    on Jul 3, 2007 By: Abraham Lincoln Source: AOL News Newsbloggers (blog)

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