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distinction

Synonyms of distinction in English:

noun

  • 1 class distinctions
    difference, contrast, dissimilarity, variance, variation;
    division, differentiation, dividing line, gulf, gap
    [Antonyms] similarity
  • 2 a painter of distinction
    importance, significance, note, consequence;
    [Antonyms] mediocrity
  • 3 he had served with distinction
    honor, credit, excellence, merit
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