Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Clear; plain; disjoined; separate.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Florence Finch Kelly.