Synonyms of distinction in English:

distinction

noun

  • 1 the distinction between academic and vocational qualifications
    [Antonyms] similarity
  • 2 a painter of distinction
    importance, significance, note, consequence, account; renown, fame, celebrity, prominence, eminence, pre-eminence, repute, reputation, honour, prestige, status, high standing, illustriousness, name, mark, rank; merit, worth, greatness, excellence, glory, quality, superiority
    [Antonyms] mediocrity
  • 3 he had served with distinction in the Great War
    honour, credit, excellence, merit
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