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Synonyms for distinction

Synonyms for (noun) distinction

Synonyms: distinction Definition: a distinguishing difference Usage: he learned the distinction between gold and lead

Similar words: difference Definition: the quality of being unlike or dissimilar Usage: there are many differences between jazz and rock

Synonyms: distinction Definition: a distinguishing quality Usage: it has the distinction of being the cheapest restaurant in town

Similar words: quality Definition: an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone Usage: the quality of mercy is not strained--Shakespeare

Synonyms: differentiation, distinction Definition: a discrimination between things as different and distinct Usage: it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation

Similar words: secernment, discrimination Definition: the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished

Synonyms: preeminence, note, distinction, eminence Definition: high status importance owing to marked superiority Usage: a scholar of great eminence

Similar words: high status Definition: a position of superior status