distinguished meaning

  • VerbPREdis-SUF-ed
    1. simple past tense and past participle of distinguish.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore distinguishedSUPmost distinguished
      1. celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements; prestigious.
        1. The lecture was attended by many distinguished mathematicians.
      2. Having a dignified appearance or demeanor.
        1. Her father was a distinguished gentleman, albeit a poor one.
      3. (mathematics) Specified, noted.
        1. Let X be a topological space with a distinguished point p.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The chairs or cathedræ of the Roman ladies were distinguished from those of the men, by being adorned with cushions and embroidery.
        • Abstraction or prescision ought to be carefully distinguished from two other modes of mental separation, which may be termed discrimination and dissociation.
        • The genus is distinguished from other paederines particularly by the morphology of the aedeagus, which has a pair of dorso-lateral apophyses [2 ].

    Meaning of distinguished for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "distinguished" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ed
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms
            Difficultness: Level 1
            Easy     ➨     Difficult
            Definiteness: Level 3
            Definite    ➨     Versatile
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