Definition for distinguishing (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of distinguish
ANTONYMS FOR distinguish
Examples from the Web for distinguishing
She also commented on what might be her most distinguishing feature, her pierced nose.Meet Montana's Nose-Ringed Candidate for the U.S. Senate|Ben Jacobs|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Without commanding, distinguishing words from their mouths, the narrative can be wholly invented for Kate and Letizia.
“I have no respect for Ambassador Chizhov,” Saakashvili said, distinguishing himself from his Ukrainian colleague.Europe, Stunned by Reckless Russia, Mistrusts Feckless Ukrainian Leaders|James Kirchick|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is a distinguishing characteristic of the breed that religious fanatics have a particularly lurid sexual imagination.
The book starts by distinguishing the French—more sober in their fashion choices than the Italians and the English.
They are quick to discriminate the main lines and the distinguishing traits of personality.Literature in the Elementary School|Porter Lander MacClintock
The bark provides a ready means of distinguishing this tree.Forest Trees of Illinois|Fuller George D.
The beauty of the bird is in the throat, which has three strongly contrasted colours, distinguishing it from all other Synallaxes.Argentine Ornithology, Volume I (of 2)|P. L. Sclater
I know of no distinguishing feature presented by the coral reefs of the Louisiade compared with those which I have seen elsewhere.Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)|John MacGillivray
Their distinguishing feature was the peculiar substance of which the burner-tips were formed.Gas Burners|Owen Merriman