A legal system blind to distinctions of race, gender, and class.
To serve with distinction.
There is a distinction to be made between resting and slacking.
An example of a time when you make a distinction is when you separate good art from bad art.
An example of distinction is when you are given an award for being an expert in your field.
A singer of distinction.
Origin of distinction
- From Old French (12th century) distinction, from Latin accusative distinctionem, action noun of distinguo (“I distinguish”). Used in English from the late 14th century.