What is Distinction?

Distinction definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a marking off or distinguishing as different: His distinction of sounds is excellent.
the recognizing or noting of differences; discrimination: to make a distinction between right and wrong.
a discrimination made between things as different; special regard or favoritism: Death comes to all without distinction.
condition of being different; difference: There is a distinction between what he says and what he does.
a distinguishing quality or characteristic: It has the distinction of being the oldest house in the town.
a distinguishing or treating with special honor, attention, or favor.

an act of bestowing, or a mark of, honor or favor.
marked superiority; note; eminence.
distinguished appearance.
Obsolete. division; separation.


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