distinguished distinguished  /dɪs ˈtɪŋɡ wɪʃt/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation
  2. (adj) used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, Charles Krauthammer writes a syndicated column for the Washington Post that appears in over 150 newspapers worldwide.

News

  1. Distinguished Young Women diary winner: A southern transformation (video)

    Editor's note: Distinguished Young Women contestants each year submit diary entries to AL.com/Press-Register throughout the competition. The best entry of the day is printed online along with a video diary from the contestant. One overall winner will be chosen for a...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Mobile Press-Register

  2. Distinguished Young Women Competitors Prepare for Finals

    Contestants in the 2013 Distinguished Young Women competition are preparing for the national finals show.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: NBC 15 Mobile

  3. Distinguished Young Women coming to Arab

    Savannah Johnson of Guntersville, center, 2013 Distinguished Young Woman of Marshall County, stands with the 11 contestants for this year's title. The event begins at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Arab High School auditiorium.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Arab Tribune

Quotes

  1. Antiquities chief Zahi Hawass says the new findings are "the most distinguished tombs ever found from the Old Kingdom,"
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Zahi Hawass Source: The Associated Press

  2. Today on NBC's "Meet the Press" (MTP), concerning Palin, Colin Powell said, "she’sa very distinguished woman and she’s to be admired. But at the same time, now that we have had a chance to watch her for some seven weeks, I don’t...
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Colin Powell Source: Malaysia Sun

  3. "I'll remember him as he was when I came to know him," Obama said, "his white hair flowing like a mane, his gait steady with a cane, determined to make the most of every last breath. The distinguished gentleman from West Virginia could be...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Montgomery County Courier

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