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Definition of Distinguishing


  1. of Distinguish
  2. Constituting difference, or distinction from everything else; distinctive; peculiar; characteristic.

Distinguishing Quotations

Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.

I need a teacher quite as much as Helen. I know the education of this child will be the distinguishing event of my life, if I have the brains and perseverance to accomplish it.
Anne Sullivan

The distinguishing characteristics of mind are of a subjective sort; we know them only from the contents of our own consciousness.
Wilhelm Wundt

I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive.
Nora Ephron

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
Ambrose Bierce
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Distinguishing Translations

distinguishing in French is distinguant
distinguishing in German is auszeichnend, unterscheidend