Synonyms for Distinguished:


all (adjective)
grand, magisterial, imposing.
especial (adjective)
expert (adjective)
famous, outstanding (adjective)
glorious, striking, noble, nonpareil, esteemed, extraordinary, unforgettable, remarkable, renowned, shining, singular, Famed, well-known, honored, marked, noted, special, celebrated, great, foremost, noteworthy, superior, prominent, arresting, royal, peerless, venerable, imposing, salient, conspicuous, aristocratic, stately, eminent, illustrious, signal, memorable, notable, acclaimed, dignified, brilliant, reputable.
important (adjective)
eminent, consequential, influential, grave, heavyweight, important, notable, momentous, salient, noteworthy, world-shaking, high-powered, pivotal, critical, big-name, earthshaking, crucial, considerable, prominent, serious, big-wig.
noble (adjective)
great, courtly, heroic, ladylike, majestic, august, kingly, patrician, imposing, royal, grand, sovereign, magisterial, baronial, aristocratic, regal, imperial, lordly, queen-like, dignified, stately, noble, princely, celebrated, knightly.
reputable (adjective)
famous, reputed, remarkable, pronounced, Famed, elevated, mythical, preeminent, notable, esteemed, legendary, notorious, popular, illustrious, reputable, exalted, acclaimed, renowned, well-known, prominent, noteworthy, celebrated, memorable, fabled.
respected (adjective)
successful (adjective)
high-flying, successful, huge, big, thriving, triumphant, leading.


prestigious, respect, knowledge, redoubtable. distinguished (noun)
dignified, of import, eminent, imposing, great, magisterial, differentiated, important.


discriminated (verb)
separated, Discerned.
distinguished (verb)
respected (verb)
specialized (verb)
differentiated, signified, individualized, defined, specialized, Discriminated, marked.

Other synonyms:

praiseworthy, respected, commendable, glorious, enviable, reputable, awe-inspiring, admirable, conspicuous, prestigious. distinct, noted. redoubtable. arresting

Usage examples for distinguished

  1. It can also easily be distinguished from Mount Olga. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  2. I could see the men and the fire, and distinguished dark forms carrying others and throwing them into the flames. – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  3. And, further, Janet's bedroom was distinguished and made delicious for Hilda by its fire. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett