Definition of distinction:
- A marking off by visible signs; separation into parts; division.
- Conspicuous station; eminence; superiority; honorable estimation; as, a man of distinction.
- Estimation of difference; regard to differences or distinguishing circumstance.
- That which distinguishes one thing from another; distinguishing quality; sharply defined difference; as, the distinction between real and apparent good.
- The act of distinguishing or denoting the differences between objects, or the qualities by which one is known from others; exercise of discernment; discrimination.
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- discrimination (part of speech: noun)
- difference (part of speech: noun)
- dissimilarity (part of speech: noun)
- nobility (part of speech: noun)
- reputation (part of speech: noun)
- "Oddsfish!", Robert Hugh Benson.
- "Punch, or the London Charivari, May 6, 1914", Various.
- "The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation.", Elizabeth Cady Stanton.