Definitions For Distinction


  • A distinguishing difference between similar things or people
  • A discrimination between things as different and distinct on the basis of their characteristics or attributes
  • An honor awarded to someone in recognition of achievement or superiority
  • High status importance owing to marked superiority
  • A difference that you can see, hear, smell, feel, etc. : a noticeable difference between things or people
  • The separation of people or things into different groups
  • Importance, excellence, or achievement

Is Distinction a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Distinction is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Distinction in a Sentence

  • There are no obvious distinctions between the two designs.
  • She made a distinction between the words “less” and “fewer.”
  • He was raised in a small town of no great distinction.

Synonyms for Distinction

Antonyms for Distinction

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