An example of distinct is an identity separate from that of your twin.
At a distinct disadvantage.
A distinct flavor.
On two distinct occasions.
Horses are distinct from zebras.
A distinct image.
A distinct success.
Her voice was distinct despite the heavy traffic.
Origin of distinct
- Middle English past participle of distincten to distinguish, discern from Old French destincter from Latin distīnctus past participle of distinguere to distinguish distinguish
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition