Distinguished meaning

dĭ-stĭnggwĭsht
The definition of distinguished is an important, dignified, classy person.

An example of a distinguished man is the character "Big" from Sex and the City or a movie actor like Cary Grant.

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Celebrated; eminent.
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Having an air of distinction.
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Having a dignified appearance or demeanor.

Her father was a distinguished gentleman, albeit a poor one.

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Simple past tense and past participle of distinguish.
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Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent.

Distinguished scientists.

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Dignified in conduct or appearance.

A distinguished gentleman.

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Celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements; prestigious.

The lecture was attended by many distinguished mathematicians.

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(mathematics) Specified, noted.

Let X be a topological space with a distinguished point p.

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