Synonyms for distinction:
Discrepance, dividing line, championship, divergency, anomaly, individuality, royalty, subtlety, extravagance, disproportion, nicety, oddity, Eminency, booby prize, glittering prize, breadth, irregularity, importance, division, whimsy, cleavage, consolation prize, honor roll, unreality, Nobel Prize, grade point average, crosscurrent, shading, tracking, accolade, incongruity, chasm, divarication, discovery, grade, full marks, incomplete, marking, GPA, dichotomy, Prominency, differential.
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contradiction, diversity, variance, distinctness, variation, disparity, mismatch, clash, variety, counterpoint, disunity, Dissemblance, discrepancy, conflict, inequality, deviation, asymmetry, aberration, contrast, abnormality.
differentiation; feature (noun)
differential, divergency, contrast, discreteness, difference, marking, otherness, separation, discrepancy, division, individuality, peculiarity, characteristic, Dissemblance, unlikeness, discernment, dissimilitude, dissimilarity, discrimination, divergence, nicety, mark.
greatness, stature, grandness, majesty, sovereignty, Augustness, heroicalness, courtliness, nobility, stateliness, Knightliness, Kingliness, Regality, lordliness, imperialness, Princeliness, dignity, Queenliness, aristocracy.
prominence; achievement (noun)
eminence, credit, name, accolade, award, decoration, celebrity, Illustriousness, merit, repute, excellence, prestige, preeminence, perfection, superiority, reputation, greatness, laurels, renown, importance, note, kudos, Fame.
Usage examples for distinction:
- The meaning of the word " distinction" is the principal difficulty in the way of understanding the above description. - "The Care of Books", John Willis Clark.
- It is not the air of distinction one finds in New York or London or Paris. - "Mars Confidential", Jack Lait Lee Mortimer.
- Whether, therefore, a distinction should not be made between mere Papists and recusants? - "The Querist", George Berkley.