- 1In a way that is readily distinguishable by the senses; clearly: reading each word slowly and distinctlyMore example sentences
- Desiree clomped distinctly up the stairs, like a proud pony.
- We can also see distinctly where many of the smaller tributaries unite with it.
- I remember quite distinctly the moment that the radical intelligentsia fell out of love with nationalism.
- 1.1 [as submodifier] (Used for emphasis) in a way that is very noticeable or apparent; decidedly: two distinctly different cultures he looked distinctly uncomfortableMore example sentences
decidedly, markedly, definitely, emphatically; clearly, noticeably, obviously, plainly, evidently, unmistakably, manifestly, patently, palpably; blatantly, glaringly, conspicuously, pointedly; unquestionably, undeniably, indisputablyBritish • informal deadclearly, plainly, intelligibly, audibly, unambiguously, loud and clear, with clarity, precisely
- The film taken at face value leaves a distinctly bad taste in the mouth.
- The proportion of pairs breeding per month had a distinctly bimodal pattern.
- His handle designs are also distinctly different from common fare.