Definition of Distinguishing

1. a. Constituting difference, or distinction from everything else; distinctive; peculiar; characteristic.



Definition of Distinguishing

1. Verb. (present participle of distinguish) ¹

2. Adjective. That serves to distinguish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Distinguishing

1. distinguish [v] - See also: distinguish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Distinguishing

distinctnesses
distincture
distingue
distinguish
distinguishability
distinguishable
distinguishableness
distinguishably
distinguished
distinguishedly
distinguisher
distinguishers
distinguishes
distinguishest
distinguisheth
distinguishing (current term)
distinguishing characteristic
distinguishingly
distinguishment
distinguishments
distinguishness
distinguisht
distitle
distitled
distitles
distitling
disto-occlusal
disto-occlusion
distobuccal
distobucco-occlusal

Literary usage of Distinguishing

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1. Romeo and Julietby William Shakespeare, Peter Augustin Daniel by William Shakespeare, Peter Augustin Daniel (1874)
"... Index of all the words distinguishing Shakspere's from Fletcher's, by Harold Littledale, Esq., ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"have abo supplied, as customary slaughter animals, the distinguishing marks for discrimination of doubtful animals (for example, game). ..."

3. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1899)
"DIFFICULTY OF distinguishing THE CAUSES WHICH CONTRIBUTE TO THE ECONOMY OF THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT We are liable to frequent errors in the research of those ..."

4. The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation of by Charles Darwin (1889)
"... of Domestic Varieties—Difficulty of distinguishing between Varieties and Species—Origin of Domestic Varieties from one or more Species—Domestic Pigeons, ..."

5. Forms of Judgments and Orders in the High Court of Justice and Court of by Cecil Clare Marston Dale, Henry Wilmot Seton, Great Britain Court of Appeal, Great Britain High Court of Justice. Chancery Division, W. Clowes (1893)
"Account iti Debenture-holders' Action, distinguishing between different Classes. THIS action coming on &c. in the presence of counsel for the Pit and Defts, ..."

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