What does the word distinct mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • DISTINCTLY.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Clear; plain; disjoined; separate.

Usage examples for distinct

  1. I think one may see, then, why worship as distinct from preaching, or the hearing of preaching, is the first necessity of the religious life. – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  2. We all know, said he, that our dear friend, Mrs. Carbuncle, had views of her own quite distinct from her niece's happiness. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  3. She had never regretted it, she said to herself, but, nevertheless, she was sorry, she had always felt a distinct sense of loss, that he had passed out of her life. – Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories Emerson's Wife -- Colonel Kate's Protégée -- The Kid of Apache Teju -- A Blaze on Pard Huff -- How Colonel Kate Won Her Spurs -- Hollyhocks -- The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides -- A Piece of Wreckag by Florence Finch Kelly
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