Definition of distinguished :
1. Marked; special.
2. of Distinguish
3. Separated from others by distinct difference; having, or indicating, superiority; eminent or known; illustrious; - applied to persons and deeds.
tremendous, set apart, noble-minded, expansive, foremost, typical, nonpareil, glorious, opulent, signal, arresting, lofty, nonesuch, first-rate, separate, extraordinary, venerable, luxurious, peerless, striking, dominating, distinct, bossy, outstanding, marvelous, unforgettable, rattling, of import, conspicuous, obscure, obvious, noted, unidentified, gilded, observed, fantastic, transcendent, standout, rarefied, unique, redoubtable, respect, special, exceptional, ace, superior, sublime, shining, terrific, peremptory, stamped, high-minded, howling, singular, insignificant, rarified, genteel, knowledge, deluxe, prestigious, respected, sumptuous, signed, autocratic, high-and-mighty, wonderful, radiant, reputable, wondrous, marvellous, brilliant, honored, high-flown, idealistic
distinguished (part of speech: verb)
important (part of speech: adjective)
discriminated (part of speech: verb)
noble (part of speech: adjective)
imperial, patrician, magisterial, kingly, aristocratic, majestic, ladylike, imposing, grand, dignified, royal, queen-like, noble, stately, baronial, great, knightly, heroic, princely, sovereign, regal, courtly, august, lordly
specialized (part of speech: verb)
reputable (part of speech: adjective)
famous, remarkable, elevated, memorable, legendary, prominent, famed, esteemed, preeminent, acclaimed, notorious, mythical, noteworthy, celebrated, well-known, renowned, popular, reputed, notable, fabled, exalted, pronounced, illustrious
- This distinguished pupil has answered by writing all the questions which have been put to him. - "Anecdotes & Incidents of the Deaf and Dumb", W. R. Roe.
- In our language, every word of more than one syllable, has one of its syllables distinguished from the rest in this manner. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
- It would not be wise for Mademoiselle to be seen by strangers talking with the distinguished gentleman, whose acquaintance she is to make. - "The Golden Silence", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.