Synonyms for distinction

Synonyms for (noun) distinction

Synonyms: distinction

Definition: a distinguishing difference

Usage: he learned the distinction between gold and lead

Similar words: difference

Definition: the quality of being unlike or dissimilar

Usage: there are many differences between jazz and rock


Synonyms: distinction

Definition: a distinguishing quality

Usage: it has the distinction of being the cheapest restaurant in town

Similar words: quality

Definition: an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

Usage: the quality of mercy is not strained--Shakespeare


Synonyms: differentiation, distinction

Definition: a discrimination between things as different and distinct

Usage: it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation

Similar words: secernment, discrimination

Definition: the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished


Synonyms: preeminence, note, distinction, eminence

Definition: high status importance owing to marked superiority

Usage: a scholar of great eminence

Similar words: high status

Definition: a position of superior status