Origin of distinction
SYNONYMS FOR distinction
ANTONYMS FOR distinction
Related formsdis·tinc·tion·less, adjectivesub·dis·tinc·tion, nounun·der·dis·tinc·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for distinction
Although Southern did not automatically equal neo-Confederate, at times the distinction could easily get lost.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The distinction between over-policing and non-responsiveness was alive and well in Bed-Stuy.
That is a distinction with a sociological difference—for many, an uncomfortable one to consider.
But this may be a distinction without much of a difference—especially since Scalise admitted speaking before EURO.
There is, in fact, a distinction in the level of protection.
One quarrelsPg 259 equally with the points of resemblance and of distinction.Life of Lord Byron, Vol. II|Thomas Moore
How early this distinction was adopted I have not been able to discover.Dissertation on Slavery|St. George Tucker.
In all these three forms of action there is much to stir men to love of distinction.Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 2 (of 3)|Theodore Parker
While they discussed the distinction between the words, a beautiful girl had all at once stood before them.We Two|Edna Lyall
Your foreign laborer is quick to appreciate such a distinction and quick to respond to it.One Way Out|William Carleton