Origin of distinct
Synonyms for distinct
Antonyms for distinct
Related Words for distinctnessindividuality, detachment, dissimilarity, dissociation, separation, plainness, lucidity, clarity, sharpness, explicitness
Examples from the Web for distinctness
Historical Examples of distinctness
Infinity not rightly implied by vastness.frequency than their distinctness.Modern Painters Volume II (of V)
In the latter case, also, the distinctness of the articulation was improved.
He is unable to speak or to articulate any sound with distinctness.
They were to have a regular little lark—that she remembered, too, with distinctness.The Very Small Person
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Should you mind pointing them out to me with some distinctness?The Economist
Word Origin for distinct
late 14c., originally past participle of distincten (c.1300) "to distinguish," from Old French distincter, from Latin distinctus, past participle of distinguere (see distinguish). Related: Distinctness.